Bajrangi Bhaijaan actress Alka Kaushal and her mother was awarded a two year-jail term in a cheque bounce case by a Sangrur (Punjab) court.
Alka essayed the role of Kareena Kapoor’s mother in Salman Khan-starrer Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015). She also played Kangana Ranaut’s mother in Queen (2014). Apart from her Bollywood roles, Alka has also worked in Marathi cinema and several popular Hindi TV shows including Qubool Hai, Swaragini and Kumkum.
Kaushal and her mother have been accused of money laundering and theft as their two cheques of Rs 25 lakh each bounced at the banks. The mother-daughter duo have been sentenced to jail for two years.
As per reports, Advocate Sukhbir Singh said that Alka and her mother had borrowed 50 lakhs from an acquaintance, Avtar Singh. The money was borrowed with the promise of serial-making. When Avtar asked Alka to give back her money, he got 2 cheques of 25 lakhs each. But they got bounced. After that Avtar, filed a case against Alka and her mother in Malerkotla court."