Actors Salman Khan, Prabhu Deva, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha have reportedly been sued by an Indian-American promoter for refusing to perform at a concert, despite being compensated for it. In its lawsuit against the Bollywood artists and their agents Matrix India Entertainment Consultants Private Limited and Yashraj Films Private Limited, The Vibrant Media group alleged “breach of contract”.
According to the complaint, the group had hired the artists in 2013 for a concert celebrating 100 years of Indian Cinema. Around the time, Salman was unable to leave India due to his legal troubles. So. Vibrant decided to postpone the event.
Later on, the group learned that Khan and other artists did not have any intention of performing for the group’s event or return their deposits. The artists also allegedly agreed to perform with another promoter.
In an NDTV report, the group said:
“All calls to Mr Khan, his agents, and other artists, for the return of the funds have gone unanswered,” the group said as it sought damages of at least USD 1 million.
According to the complaint, Vibrant Media paid more than USD 200,000 to Salman Khan, USD 40,000 to Katrina Kaif and USD 36,000 to Sonakshi Sinha.