MUMBAI: An Indian man has filed a case against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma for what he called cheating and criminal intimidation over the latest movie Sultan.
According to the Hindustan Times report, Mohammad Sabir Ansari alias Sabir Baba, a resident of Muzaffarpur, also named film’s director Ali Abbas Zafar in the case that has tiled under sections of cheating and dishonestly inducting delivery of property, punishment for criminal breach of trust, intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace and punishment for criminal intimidation.
Salman is seen playing a Haryanvi wrestler — a first time for the actor — who struggles to get back in the ring. Anushka plays his love interest while Randeep Hooda and Amit Sadh back them up in pivotal roles.
Directed by Abbas Ali Zafar, Sultan was made on an estimated budget of Rs 90 crore and released worldwide on July 6.
The complainant contended that Salman had promised to give Sabir Rs 20 crore as royalty for making a film based on his life. His counsel Sudhir Kumar Ojha claimed that Sabir had narrated his tale to the Bollywood star in Mumbai in 2010 and the actor had promised the money if a film was made based on the story.