J.P. Dutta Films yet to pay some actors and technicians of ‘Paltan’? Here’s the truth
All of us want fame, popularity and a financially settled life and all this is given by Bollywood – Hindi film industry. However, all the actors have to work hard to earn fame, popularity and wealth. If the film is a chartbuster hit, the actors get a whopping amount in the terms of royalty, apart from their fees. Did you know that sometimes and somehow, the actors aren’t even paid for their hard work? Yeah, it’s terrible to hear this but it’s true. And now, it is being reported that the same thing has happened with some actors and technicians of J P Dutta’s ‘Paltan’.
If a film is not able to make a profit, that doesn’t mean that the production house will not pay actors and crew members. ‘Paltan’, which released in September last year, was not able to make a profit. Reportedly, JP Dutta Films has not yet made the full payment of some of ‘Paltan’s cast and crew including Gurmeet Choudhary, Siddhant Kapoor and Luv Sinha plus some technicians.
Spotboye quoted a source close to the production house as saying, “It has been almost 6 months that the film released – but the producers have not cleared the dues of few actors and even some daily-wage workers. JP Dutta’s daughter Nidhhi had promised to mend the situation as soon as possible but she has not fulfilled her commitment. Whenever we knock at her door, she requests us to come next time and delays the payment.”
“Zee Studios, who were involved in the film, have already paid the amount which they had to pay to J.P. Dutta. So, it is Dutta who has to now pay. But Nidhhi is just not interested in finishing off the issue. On the contrary, she and her mother Bindiya Goswami has blocked Team Paltan almost everywhere so that they don’t get to know of their whereabouts,” source further added.
In the meantime, Nidhhi Dutta clarified saying that this is not true. “As per the agreement, everyone has been paid their dues,” she added.