TITLE

Pic financier held on ties to India mob

AUTHOR(S)
Mathur, Arti
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/09/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 26, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the arrest in India of film financier Bharat Shah on charges of ties to organized-crime boss Chotta Shakeel. Evidence held by the police that links Shah to Shakeel; Allegation that Shah used Shakeel to pressure actors to appear in pictures and ensure the completion of shooting.
ACCESSION #
3970962

 

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