Sanjay Dutt has found himself amid another legal trouble with an arrest warrant issued against him. This is in regard to filmmaker Shakeel Noorani case.
Noorani apparently signed Dutt for his film titled Jaan Ki Baazi, for Rs 50 lakhs. Sanjay began shooting for the movie, but quit midway, which cost Noorani a loss of Rs 5 crores. Reportedly, Noorani has claimed that when he contacted Dutt over this a few times, the actor sent him death threats, also using his underworld connections.
“This warrant is because of his non-appearance in the court. We had first raised the matter in 2013. But after that, he (Dutt) went to jail for 1.5 years. So, now when he came back we got back with the case and for that he needed to appear in the court, which he failed to do repeatedly. So, this warrant had to be issued. He needs to appear in the court and appeal to the court that the warrant be rejected. If he still fails to appear in the court, we will send the warrant to Khar police station and then he will have to face an arrest,” Noorani’s advocate Neeraj Gupta told indianexpress.
On the otherhand, the actor’s spokersperson said, “This case has been going on since a long time and the present situation has arisen because of the communication lapse between our lawyers and us. We respect the urgency shown by the honourable court regarding our attendance/ representation and we would take immediate measure to rectify the situation.”
Sanjay Dutt is currently shooting for his comeback film Bhoomi.