A Mumbai resident, Aishwarya Sharma, aspiring to be a film producer, recently became the target of a major scam. The culprit, Krishna Kumar Ramvilas Sharma, allegedly duped Sharma of a staggering Reportedly, Rs 82.75 lakh under the false promise of arranging a meeting with Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan.

Kartik Aaryan fan duped of Rs 82 lakhs in meeting scam: Reports 

Kartik Aaryan fan duped of Rs 82 lakhs in meeting scam: Reports 

Aspiring Producer Targeted

Sharma, with dreams of making a film titled Love In London starring Kartik Aaryan, reportedly approached Sharma, who claimed to be an agent connecting actors and producers. Between April and May 2023, Sharma convinced Aishwarya of his connections and extracted the hefty sum for facilitating the meeting.

Deception and Arrest

However, after receiving the money, Sharma kept delaying the meeting, citing Kartik Aaryan’s busy schedule. Aishwarya, growing suspicious, eventually discovered Sharma had no links to the film industry. By then, Sharma had vanished with the money.

A cheating case was registered at the Amboli police station. Following an investigation, the police traced Sharma to Karnataka and apprehended him on Wednesday. Reports indicate Sharma is a repeat offender with prior cheating cases registered against him in Mumbai, Delhi, and Chennai.

It is important to clarify that Kartik Aaryan was completely unaware of this scam. The actor is currently busy promoting his upcoming film, Chandu Champion, directed by Kabir Khan and slated for release on June 14. Besides this, the actor has a couple of interesting projects lined up, including Bhool Bhulaiyaa 3

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