Arbaaz and Sohail Khan file defamation case against Abhinav Kashyap

According to multiple media reports, filmmaker Arbaaz Khan has taken legal action against director Abhinav Kashyap. It is also believed that Sohail Khan has filed a defamation case against Kashyap. The move comes after the latter put out a Facebook post accusing Salman Khan and his family of sabotaging his career via threats. The long post targeted Salman and his brother Arbaaz for making his career suffer. He wrote, “Salman Khan and family sabotaged the release of the film and got their PROs to run a sustained negative smear campaign against me and my film BESHARAM before release. This scared the distributors from buying my film. Reliance Entertainment and I were capable and courageous enough to

Salim Khan: I am not going to waste time

Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide on June 14. His untimely demise sparked a debate on social media over nepotism in Bollywood. Abhinav Kashyap wrote about his own experience in the film industry, which led to the Khan family taking legal action. When questioned about the allegation, Salim Khan told the Times of India, “Ji haan, humne hi sab kharab kiya hai na. Aap pehle jaake unki filmey dekhiye phir hum baat karte hai. Let him do whatever he wants, I am not going to waste time in reacting to what he says.” Photo: BCCL

03/4Bad blood

Abhinav Singh Kashyap previously worked with Salman and his family for the film, ‘Dabangg’, back in 2010. But things soon turned sour between him and the family. As stated by Kashyap, “The reason I moved out of making Dabangg 2 ten years ago is because Arbaaz Khan in collusion with Sohail Khan and family was trying to take control of my career by bullying me. Arbaaz Khan sabotaged my second project with Shree Ashtavinayak Films that I was signed up with by personally calling their head Mr. Raj Mehta and threatening him with dire consequences if they made a film with me. I had to return the signing money to Shree Ashtavinayak films and moved to Viacom Pictures. They did the same thing.” Photo: BCCL

04/4Case filed in Patna High Court names Salman Khan

A few days after Bollywood’s rising star Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide at his Bandra residence on Sunday, a lawyer in Patna has lodged a complaint in a court at Bihar’s Mujaffarpur against 8 prominent film and televison personalities, accusing them of perpetrating mental torture on Rajput which he claims compelled the latter to end his life, on Wednesday. The personalities against whom the complaint has been filed include the names of Salman Khan, Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiwadwala, Bhushan Kumar, Aditya Chopra and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, among others. Photo: BCCL