More trouble for Shilpa Shetty: Actress might face huge financial loss of Rs 2 crore and more
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty's absence on the dance reality show Super Dancer 4 would make her face a loss of Rs 2 crore
Shilpa Shetty is in the news since her husband Raj Kundra got arrested in a pornography-related case. On July 19, Mumbai police took Raj Kundra in custody and since then, there is no relief for him.
He has been booked under Sections 420 (cheating), 34 (common intention), 292 and 293 (related to obscene and indecent advertisements and displays) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) along with relevant sections of the IT Act and the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act. On Tuesday, he was sent to 14 days of judicial custody.
According to NDTV's report, Shilpa was seen scolding and shouting when Raj came home for a short time, "We have everything, what was the need to do all this." Not just that, According to ANI, "Shilpa told Kundra that due to his actions family name is getting defamed and their endorsements in the industry are being canceled and the cancelleds facing huge financial losses. She asked him what the need of doing such things when they achieved a standing in society was."
The latest reports suggested that Shilpa might now face substantial financial loss by giving Super Dancer 4 episodes a miss. The actress is one of the judges on the show and is not seen on the set post-Raj Kundra's arrest.
Actress Karisma Kapoor filled in for Shilpa for one week, and later Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia D'souza did for the next. It is said that the channel is ready to welcome back Shilpa, but there is no clarity on when she be back.
According to Bollywood Hungama's report, Shilpa used to makes Rs. 18-22 lakhs per episode. Two episodes are being aired every week, so Shilpa might lose Rs 2 crore and more if she doesn't turn up in the next three weeks.
Bollywood people who were once close to Shilpa decided to stay away from the ongoing controversy. According to Bollywood Hungama, Shilpa's filmy friends have that she used to consider her own people have reportedly abandoned her and keeping safe distance.
It also quotes an actor saying, "This is too sleazy. It's not like a routine controversy. No one wants to be seen anywhere near to this." The report also said that Shetty's friend, whom she usually hangs around with during parties, festivals and events, has not tried to call to check up on her during these dark times.