TV actor Siddharth Arora who was final seen in present Laado 2, has claimed that he didn’t obtain the fee of his dues from the present’s producer. He additional talked about that Laado 2 the place he had labored in 2018 had the contract with one-sided clauses. Siddharth claimed that even when he acquired a cheque in August, it bounced.
Talking in regards to the challenge Siddharth spoke to Times of India and stated, “For the last two years, I have been regularly following up with the producer of the show for clearing my dues. I have made innumerable calls and visited the production house office, but in return, I have only received humiliation and harassment. Every time I make a call, they promise to clear the dues, but I haven’t found any solution to this. In the current pandemic situation, I am facing serious financial issues and I need the money. Last month, they assured us that they will settle the dues and I received a cheque, but it has bounced! What do I do now? We all know that a bounced cheque is actually a criminal offence.”
Siddharth additionally revealed that the contract got here with clauses like “paying 90 per cent of the production cost, which amounts to Rs 9 lakh per day, if I was late by a few hours.” He additional revealed, “I would have to also pay a fine of Rs 5 crore if I fell in love with a co-actor or technician. But, there is no fine being levied on the production house which fails to pay dues on time. It has been two-and-a-half years, but they are yet to pay the full amount . The past few months have been hard on us actors. I am requesting CINTAA and the production house to consider this important, as I have to earn my daily bread.” The actor even spoke that he desires to share the existence of lopsided contracts.
It’s not the primary time a TV actor has opened up on an issue like this, earlier this 12 months, actress Chahat Pandey, spoke up on non-payment of dues for years. And as per stories, this isn’t an issue that’s taking place particularly due to the pandemic induced lockdown however has been taking place earlier than it as properly.
Also, in 2017 comic Sunil Pal had claimed that producer Anees Bazmee requested him to carry out at a personal occasion however by no means paid him later. He had stated, “I have around Rs 20-25 lakh stuck in the market with various producers. It is quite common in the industry for producers to pay up late. However, we, as artists, understand if a producer is genuinely out of resources or liquid money. But, when a producer like Anees – who plays in crores of rupees – behaves like this, it is not pardonable,”
Meanwhile, speaking about Siddharth, after beginning his appearing journey with Mukti Bandhan in 2011, the actor labored in standard exhibits corresponding to Betaal Aur Singhasan Battisi, Doli Armano Ki, Singhasan Battisi, and extra.