Mandana Karimi has opened up about how Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 director Umesh Hedge misbehaved with her while on the sets of the film. "An experience led me to leave my profession which I loved. Harassment doesn’t mean to touch me, it means to make my life hell. I was too miserable. I didn’t talk to anybody about it. It was my Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 director. His name is Umesh Ghadge," said Mandana. Bipasha Basu on Sajid Khan: He Cracked Lewd Jokes Openly and Was Pretty Rude to All Girls.
"Umesh Ghadge started harassing me by changing the steps in the song,putting other people in the song saying this is last minute decision. Calling me early on set, asking me to wear clothes that I was not even supposed to wear, keeping me waiting," she added further. She also revealed how Sajid Khan misbehaved with her on the sets of Humshakals. In an interaction with the media, Mandana revealed how Sajid approved of her bikini photos for auditions but called her separately to see her undress so that he could see if she was perfect for the role or not.
A lot of women has stepped forward and complained against Sajid, whose behaviour and general attitude towards women was not right, as quoted by Bipasha Basu. Saloni Chopra and Rachel White were among the first ones to accuse him of sexual harassment and revealed shocking details of how their experience was of working with Sajid.