Founded in 2011 by Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Madhu Mantena and Bahl, Phantom Films is responsible for films like Lootera, Queen, Bombay Velvet, Masaan, Udta Punjab and the recent Trapped.
Speaking on conditions of anonymity, a director who has worked with Phantom told me that the recent dust-up in Goa was because Bahl's transgressions "crossed a line" this time - he apparently misbehaved with a young lady one of his other Phantom partners had already professed interest in - and that is why, the young woman was asked to come forward.
Some reports suggest that Team Parched has complained to the cyber cell but mid-day quotes co-producer Aseem Bajaj as saying, "The film is in public domain [Netflix] since it was released in France and a few other countries.According to today's report, Bahl was asked to step down following multiple complaints."He has behaved badly in the past as well, but when this specific complaint came, we had to act on it," the report quotes a stakeholder as saying. I first heard anything about this early last week, when a writer-director casually told me about a falling out within the Phantom gang, saying Bahl is being asked to leave because of a "bad scene" in Goa.Is Aishwarya Rai's ex-flame Vivek Oberoi responsible for Akshay Oberoi saying no to Fanney Khan?Her relationship with ex-boyfriend Vivek Oberoi might have come back to haunt Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as far as the casting of her upcoming film Fanney Khan is concerned.