The #MeToo movement is creating a lot buzz lately on the Internet and in the movie industry. The recent news that is heating the internet is about Phantom Films. A major Bollywood production house that made “Sacred Games” for Netflix, got unexpectedly liquefied on Saturday, with two of four partners overtly apologizing for maladministrating an employee, who complained that she was sexually assaulted in 2015 by a third partner, Vikas Bahl.
Film director Vikas Bahl, who was accused of sexual assault by a former employee of Phantom Films within the raging #MeToo campaign, has branded his two partners at the film production company – Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane – “opportunists” for using the allegations to defame him.
Kashyap and Motwane thawed Phantom Films on Monday after an unidentified employee of the production company outed Bahl, alleging he sexually assaulted her in Goa during a promotional tour for Bombay Velvet in 2015.
Phantom Films was established in 2011 by Kashyap, Motwane, Bahl and producer Madhu Mantena. The company’s productions include Lootera, Hasee Toh Phasee and blockbuster Queen starring Kangana Ranaut.