FIR against actress Surveen Chawla by New Zealand resident. An FIR has been registered against Bollywood actress Surveen Chawla. She has been booked in a case of fraud. The complainant is from New Zealand and is a Hoshiarpur-based businessman and strategic investor. The allegations are that money was given to Surveen Chawla to make a movie.FIR has been registered at City Hoshiarpur police station. As per the FIR, they borrowed Rs 40 lakhs from the complainant with the promise to return the principal amount along with profits earned after the release of the film, but till date have not come up with the money, and have thus cheated the complainant.Gupta alleged in his complaint that Surveen Chawla, her brother Manwinder Singh and their associate Akshay Thakkar had approached him in 2014 and said that they were producing a Bollywood film titled “Nil Battey Sannata”. Gupta said Manwinder Singh was known to his (Gupta’s) son and he had introduced him to Surveen Chawla and Akshay Thakkar.
The complainant said that the accused had asked him to invest Rs 1 crore in their film and had promised that within six months he would get 50,00,000 from this amount and remaining amount will also be paid back to him. The accused had demanded Rs 1 crore but he paid Rs 51 lakh and out of which a payment of Rs 11 lakh got cancelled due to some technical fault. So, in all, the complainant had paid Rs 40 lakh to the trio.
The complainant said that the accused told him to deposit Rs 51,00,000 in the account of J.A.R. Pictures, a Mumbai-based firm that produced the movie “Nil Batte Sannata”. The accused had told Gupta that out of this 51,00,000 lakh, an amount of Rs 11,00,000 would be paid to Surveen Chawla directly.
Gupta further alleged that when the film got released on April 22, 2016 , the accused stopped taking his calls and even stopped replying to his emails.
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