The employee of Phantom Films who accused Vikas Bahl of sexually harassing her in 2015 has decided not to pursue any legal action against the filmmaker and that seems to have exonerated him from his actions. Bahl is reportedly back to work, editing his upcoming release Super 30.
A well-informed source tells us, “There is one more day of shooting left for the film. It will be completed in Poland. Once the shoot is done and an edit is locked, VFX and the CG will be done. If all goes right, the film will come out on January 25, along with Manikarnika.”
What’s worked in Bahl’s favour is the fact that the producers of Super 30, Sajid Nadiadwala and Reliance, did not sack him and replace him immediately after the news of his misconduct broke.
Meanwhile, the filmmaker has filed a defamation suit against his former partners at the now-defunct Phantom Films for using the name of a girl to publically condemn him for sexual harassment. And with the girl no longer in the picture, it’s almost certain that he will pursue the charges against Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane, who have already been pulled up by the court for citing allegations of sexual harassment as a reason for the dissolution of the company.
— Sanskriti Media