Gandhi, however, did not comment on the allegations of sexual harassment made by several women journalists against her colleague M.J. Akbar.
Farhan Akhtar too spoke out on Twitter and said, "I can not adequately stress how shocked, disappointed and heartbroken I am to read the stories about Sajid's behaviour".
Three women, an actor, an assistant director and a journalist took to Twitter on Thursday to accuse Khan of sexual harassment.
Later, Ungli actress Rachel White also come out to narrate her story involving Sajid Khan. While recounting another disgusting incident, Saloni Chopra stated that once Sajid even went on to ask her to lift the skirt of one of his film's female actor. She also said the filmmaker has targeted many girls and it's time to speak about it.
In the other case, Taal director Subhash Ghai was accused of rape by a woman who says he spiked her drink and sexually assaulted her. "Cases of #sexualharassmentatwork must be dealt with a policy of zero tolerance", she wrote.
Actor Ajay Devgn tweeted that his company believes in treating women with the utmost respect and safety.
In February 2015, a woman researcher filed a complaint against RK Pachauri, the head of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), stating that he had engaged in sexual misconduct with her at the workplace.
Nanda told reporters the movement taking place is "very encouraging, very enabling and this is the reason why I have brought it up".
YourStory spoke to Janice Sequeira, a former film journalist with Times Now. Image sourceConfirming that the director did not misbehave with her personally, Bipasha mentioned that Sajid had a disgraceful attitude towards women and would crack lewd jokes on set.
A popular author, Chetan Bhagat, issued an apology after a woman uploaded a screen shot of a text in which the married writer said he wanted to "woo" her.