Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal has been slapped with a criminal case over non-payment of dues.
According to a report in a leading daily, YT Entertainment Limited has filed a complaint against the actor for not repaying Rs 1 crore with 12 per cent interest per annum.
Sources informed that, Arjun has taken loan on May 9, from the company, on the pretext of a friendly loan and promised to pay the money back within 90 days.
Criminal case filed against Arjun Rampal
The company filed criminal complaint against the ‘Om Shanti Om’ actor under the Negotiable Instruments Act after the post-dated cheque given by him was dishonoured.
A source told the publication, “The company is also into funding films and Rampal was given the loan on a rate lower than what most people in the industry are usually given. But the post-dated cheque given to the company was dishonoured and now they have filed a criminal complaint against Rampal under the Negotiable Instruments Act for the recovery of the money.”
The report adds that the company could take a lien over any funds the actor receives. “This means that they will have the right over any amount being paid to Rampal till their dues are recovered.” Moreover, YTE has also appropriated a sum of Rs 7.5 lakhs paid on account in November by Rampal as interest due on the loan,” it added.
Arjun Rampal, who was last seen in the film ‘Paltan’, is currently busy shooting for ‘Nastik’.