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Karishma Tanna, Bigg Boss 8 contestant lands in legal trouble; sued for 'cheating, threatening and blackmailing'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 March 2018, 15:50 IST

The sensational beauty and ex-Bigg Boss contestant Karishma Tanna never back from making controversies, Once again the actress has landed trouble but this time it is 'legal' matter. According to reports, a Delhi-based event manager Manas Katyal has accused her of fraud and cheating.

A leading daily reported that the actress had signed a contract to perform at a wedding reception in Haldwani. According to Katyal, a former TV actor who appeared in Rakhi Ka Swayamvar, Tanna had been roped in to perform at a wedding reception in Haldwani on February 16.

"We gave her the advance payment, thus booking her for the said date. However, Karishma and her entourage, including her manager Payal Rai and stylist Seema Samar Ahmed, didn't show up at the venue. Her no-show caused us a loss of nearly Rs 10 lakh," said Katyal.

Katyal further added that the Bigg Boss 8 contestant had been flown down to Delhi and was on the was to Haldwani by road when she had a change of heart. "She threatened our driver with a false case of harassment if he didn't turn the car around and drive her back to Delhi," Katyal added.

However, defending herself the actress said, "I was told the show was in Moradabad. When we reached Moradabad, we found out that the show was actually in Haldwani, which is another few hours from there. I had told Manas right at the start that I have a back issue and can't travel long distances."

"Why should I return the money? He should compensate me for the mental harassment that I was put through," she added.
Further Karishma Tanna's lawyer Tushar Gujjar says that they have responded to Katyal's notice and initiated proceedings against him.

However, defending herself the actress said, "I was told the show was in Moradabad. When we reached Moradabad, we found out that the show was actually in Haldwani, which is another few hours from there. I had told Manas right at the start that I have a back issue and can't travel long distances."

"Why should I return the money? He should compensate me for the mental harassment that I was put through," she added.
Further Karishma Tanna's lawyer Tushar Gujjar says that they have responded to Katyal's notice and initiated proceedings against him.

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First published: 16 March 2018, 15:50 IST
 
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