At a recent award show, Ranbir Kapoor, who won the Best Actor award for his performance in Raj Kumar Hirani’s Sanju, shocked many by thanking the director and calling him an “amazing human being” and an “amazing filmmaker”. Not too long ago, Hirani was called out for sexual harassment, and his name is yet to be cleared in the matter.
A source close to the Kapoor family says that Ranbir has decided to distance himself from the allegations against Hirani. “In fact, from what I hear, they (Hirani and Ranbir) are even planning to work together again,” informs the source.
With Sanju being Ranbir’s first and only blockbuster in years, his attitude should not really come as a surprise, especially in an industry where success far outweighs all moral considerations.
While it was relatively easy to make an example out of Sajid Khan and sack him from the director’s seat in Housefull 4 (and that too, only after leading man Akshay Kumar insisted), when it comes to a personality of Raj Kumar Hirani’s stature, everyone — including the vocal proponents of the #MeToo movement, goes shockingly mum....