Thursday, September 26, 2013 17:38 IST
It looks like there is no sigh of relief for ace stand up comedian Kapil Sharma in the near future. After major fire breakdown at the sets of 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' now India's most sought after stand-up comedian has landed in the legal trouble for tax evasion. Reportedly in a recent development the Service Tax department has booked ace comedian for for non-payment of tax dues amounting approximately Rs 60 lakh.
As per the sources a tax liability of around Rs 60 lakh stands pending on the Kapil, and non-payment of which may lead to the initiation of legal proceedings against him. Reports even suggest that he was questioned yesterday by taxation department officials to present his perspective.
After reduction in the number of telecast-days of his show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" and a major fire break down on the sets of the show yesterday, this is a 3rd major set-back for this ace entertainer within last 10 days.