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Ali Zafar refutes allegation of harassment against him


New Delhi, Denying allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by actress-model-singer Meesha Shafi, Pakistani artist Ali Zafar has stated that he will take this matter to the court. 'I categorically deny any and all claims of harassment lodged against me by Ms Shafi. I intend to take this through the courts of law and to address this professionally,' Ali stated in his clarification on micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday night. Saying that silence is absolutely not an option, the actor tweeted,'I am a man that has stood up for myself, my family, my colleagues and friends countless times in the face of slander, defamation and general unkindness. I will do the same today. I have nothing to hide.I am a strong believer that the truth, always prevails.' 'Seriously rather than to lodge any allegations here, contesting personal vendettas on social media and in turn disrespecting the movement, my family, the industry and my fans. I am deeply aware and in support of the global #MeToo movement and what it stands for. I am the father of a young girl and a young boy, a husband to a wife and a son to a mother,' he said. Meesha had accused that Ali Zafar harassed her on more than one occasion.She is popularly known for her performance on Coke Studio Pakistan. She also played a small role in Farhan Akhtar‘s 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.

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