Preity Zinta is without doubt one of the outstanding actresses of Bollywood throughout the 2000s. She is well-known for publicly talking her thoughts and consequently has sparked the occasional controversy. Do you know she was the recipient of the Godfrey Phillips Nationwide Bravery Award for not retracting in court docket her earlier statements throughout the Bharat Shah case? Learn on.
Throughout the case listening to, Zinta had revealed that she acquired threatening calls from the underworld whereas she was capturing for the movie Chori Chori Chupke Chupke. Whereas a number of celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Sanjay Gupta, Mahesh Manjrekar, producer-director Rakesh Roshan and others retracted their earlier statements, the actress caught to her assertion.
As per Rediff.com, Preity Zinta on the periods court docket listening to in Mumbai revealed that she acquired a name from a person who stated, “Foremost bhai ka aadmi Razak bol raha hoon aur mujhe 50 lakh chahiye.” Her assertion was recorded in-camera with solely defence attorneys allowed to be current within the court docket together with the accused, Bharat Shah and Nazim Rizvi.
Preity Zinta additionally revealed that she was not threatened to signal Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, and the producer Nazim Rizvi paid her remuneration of Rs 25 lakh in instalments. Reportedly, when she acquired threatening calls from the underworld, she approached Rizvi. She stated, “I used to be very scared and upset and confided in Nazim Rizvi, the producer of the movie. He instructed me to not fear and that all the pieces can be all proper. He gave me his cellular phone quantity and instructed me to name him if I’ve any additional drawback.”
Later when police intercepted telephonic conversations between underworld don Chhota Shakeel and 4 individuals linked with the movie business. The accused had been movie financier Bharat Shah, producer Nasim Rizvi, his assistant Abdul Rahim Allah Baksh and Dubai-based jeweller Mohammed Shamshuddin.