Sonu Nigam gets threat calls from Chhota Shakeel

Life of celebrities are becoming hell after repeated threat calls from underworld. After Karan Johar and Boney Kapoor, it’s now singer Sonu Nigam who has received extortion call from the underworld goon, Chhota Shakeel. Sonu has lodged a police complaint.

He informed the senior police officials that Chhota Shakeel who is believed to have taken shelter in Pakistan is repeatedly threatening him for the past one month through SMS and calls asking him to cancel his deal with an event management company and sign up with one chosen by him. The firm is handling his world tour next year.

Chhota Shakeel from the Dawooed Ibrahim group is blackmailing the singer that if he does not obliged then he would tarnish his image by linking him with an influential woman of Mumbai. Sonu Nigam is out of the city and yet to lodged FIR in the police station. It is decided that Sonu will be provided police protection.

"The gangster recommended a person's name and wanted Niigaam to organize the (world tour) concerts through him. We asked Niigaam to provide all the details and register an FIR. He is busy and we expect him to visit us soon," said a senior crime branch officer.

In 2014, Sonu with 12 other celebrities will perform around 12 stage shows in different countries of the world and he has signed a deal with a company. But Shakeel wants him to cancel the deal with them and sign a deal with his referred man, Altaf who is based in Dubai.

“Nigam has already signed the agreement and legally, he can't cancel it. But Shakeel and Altaf are pressuring him to sign a new one," said an officer.

Sonu Nigam is an ace Bollywood playback singer who is in the industry nearly for two decades.