Aamir Khan drops film project over attempted rape charges against director Subhash Kapoor
Aamir Khan and wife Kiran Rao have announced that they are no longer producing the upcoming biopic Mogul due to the attempted rape charges against the film’s director Subhash Kapoor.
In a statement on Twitter, the duo behind Aamir Khan Productions said that the charges were brought the case were brought to their attention two weeks ago. Subhash was accused of attempting to rape actor Geetika Tyagi in 2012. Tyagi filed a case against Kapoor in 2014 and also released a video in which she can be seen slapping Kapoor in the presence of his wife.
Their statement read, “Upon enquiry we found that this particular case is subjudice, and that the legal process is in motion. We are not an investigative agency, nor are we in any position to pass judgement on anyone – that is for the police and judiciary to do. So, without casting any aspersions on anyone involved in this case, and without coming to any conclusions about these specific allegations, we have decided to step away from this film.”