Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi has reportedly filed a defamation suit of Rs 100 crore against Rabiya Khan, the mother of late actress Jiah Khan. According to reports in a leading daily, the Bombay high court has received the suit worth a whopping Rs 100 crore filed by Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, whose son Sooraj Pancholi is facing charges of abetting suicide of Jiah Khan.
The suit referred to the 18 tweets posted by Rabia between March 4 and May 1,which apparently were derogatory towards the Pancholis. It said in these 18 tweets, Rabia had allegedly made personal comments about the three members of Pancholi family which were defamatory to the Pancholis.
The suit quantifies loss of reputation and goodwill to the Pancholi family at Rs 50 crore, damages for loss of business at Rs 25 crore and harassment at another Rs 25 crore.
US citizen, Jiah Khan, 25, was found dead in her Juhu residence late June 3, 2013 in a case of apparent suicide. Police later recovered a suicide note apparently penned by her. Police had subsequently arrested Jiah’s boyfriend, Sooraj Pancholi,