Kumkum Sehgal and nephew Sahil, sister of famous filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, have filed a defamation case in Bombay City Civil Court against actress Luviena Lodh. The duo has demanded an apology from the actress and compensation of Rs 90 lakh for the ‘false’ allegations she has leveled against the filmmaker and his household. Mahesh Bhatt’s sister took this step after a video posted on Luviena’s Instagram wherein she claimed that the Bhatt’s are into dealing of medicine and she has seen many actresses take the narcotic substance from him.
She stated, “Mahesh Bhatt is the biggest don of the industry. If you don’t play by his rules, he destroys your career and life.” Furthermore, she said if something occurs to her or her household, Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt, Sumit Sabharwal, Sahil Sehgal, and Kumkum Sehgal must be thought-about accountable for it.
Earlier, Luviena shared a video on Instagram and aleged that filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has been attempting to evict her from her home since she filed a case against him. In the video, Luviena Lodh stated, “I am married to Mahesh Bhatt’s nephew Sumit Sabharwal but have filed a divorce case because I came to know that he supplies drugs to actresses like Sapna Pabbi and Amyra Dastur. And Mahesh Bhatt is well aware about all this.”
The Bhatts refused all allegations leveled against them by the actress and additionally filed a defamation go well with on Monday in Bombay High Court searching for one crore rupees in damages from Lodh. Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt have additionally sought an order restraining her from making false claims against them in future.
Reacting to the defamation go well with, Luviena Lodh stated, “Today, I appeared in the court at 3pm. In their plea, the Bhatt brothers said I should delete the video which I have uploaded on social media. They further added that the accusations which I have made against them are false but the court has told them that I shouldn’t be forced to delete videos. I am not making any defamatory statements. I am telling the truth and I stand by it.”
Luviena Lodh’s husband Sumit Sabherwal has additionally denied drug costs and has claimed that the names of filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt are being sullied solely because of his pending matrimonial dispute together with his spouse.
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