The Delhi High Court on Friday sent Bollywood actor-comedian Rajpal Yadav to jail for three months for failing to repay a loan of Rs 5 crore taken by his company to make a movie. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw ordered that Yadav should be taken into custody and kept in the Tihar Jail.
Delhi High Court: Actor Rajpal Yadav sentenced to 3-month civil prison & was immediately taken into custody by Delhi Police for failing to repay a loan of Rs. 5 crore which Yadav & his wife Radha had taken in 2010 to make his directorial debut with Hindi film 'Ata Pata Laapata'. pic.twitter.com/EOib0yAjJ0
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Delhi-based company Murli Projects had filed a civil case against Yadav's company Shree Naurang Godavari Entertainment for failing to repay Rs 5 crore which the actor took in 2010 to make his Hindi debut directional film "Ata Pata Laapata".
‘Ata Pata Laapata’ was released in 2012. The film was produced by Rajpal’s wife Radha. Apart from Rajpal Yadav, ‘Ata Pata Laapata’ starred Asrani, Om Puri, Ashutosh Rana, Manoj Joshi, Govind Namdeo, Dara Singh, Vikram Gokhale, Vijay Raaz, and Satyadev Dubey and others. The film failed to impress the audience and was flopped at the box-office