Mumbai, Oct 16 (PTI) Yash Raj Film Tuesday fired its creative and business head of Y-Films, Ashish Patil, in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against him.Also Read - Tahir Raj Bhasin, An Actor in The Family of Fighter Pilots | The Weekend Interview

In a brief statement, posted on its official Twitter handle, the studio said it has terminated Patil’s services with immediate effect. Also Read - Aditya Chopra Pledges To Vaccinate 30,000 Daily Cine Workers, Seeks Maha CM's Help

“Yash Raj Films terminates the services of Mr. Ashish Patil: Vice President Brand Partnerships and Talent Management & Business and Creative Head Y-Films, with immediate effect,” it said. Also Read - Bunty Aur Babli 2: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji Starrer Film's Release Date Postponed Due To Spike in COVID-19 Cases

Patil has been accused of sexual harassment and exploitation by an anonymous woman whose account was shared by activist Japleen Pasricha.

After the allegations surfaced, the production house had ordered an inquiry into the matter and referred it to their Internal Complaints Committee.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.