Zaan Khan on nonpayment of dues: Had to sell off my car, family forcing me to come back home

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By philo@mid-day.com (Mid-Day)

The coronavirus lockdown has been difficult on everyone. There aren’t many people who didn’t feel the impact of it financially, emotionally or physically. The entertainment industry is one of the worst hit during the lockdown as shoots were cancelled and things had come to a complete standstill. In all of this, there are reports of the cast of the TV show Hamari Bahu Silk not getting their dues in time.

Recently, the show’s lead actor Zaan Khan held a silent protest near one of the producer’s homes along with his crew. Now, in a recent interview, the actor has said that he has no money left to survive in the city anymore, and if he is not paid his hard-earned money, then he will have to move out from Mumbai and head to his hometown.

Speaking to Pinkvilla, the actor said, “I am telling you someone or the other might commit suicide owing to the situation. I had to sell off my car, I am seeing such a time where my family members are forcing me to come back home. They are concerned for me because they see all the news and are worried. I belong from a good family and moreover, if it was only about me, I would have still resisted but I can’t see the other people suffering, they badly need that money.”

He continued, “It is not just about our show, it is about the industry. I don’t see unity amongst artists here. If they see that a fellow artist of theirs is going through such a situation, it’s not like …read more

Source:: Mid-Day