Ismail Darbar arrested for assaulting assistant


Mumbai: National award winning music composer Ismail Darbar was arrested in a case of assault filed by an assistant director. His son and two others were also held in the same matter.

Darbar is a well known name in Bollywood. He was taken into custody and later produced before a court and was granted bail, according to police.

The incident of assault on assistant director Prashant Chowdhury took place at the parking lot of a building in Andheri where both of them stays.

Complainst was lodged by Choudhury who is said that he owes money to Darbar for a project he did for the composer.

Choudhary had worked with Darbar’s Production House for three months since July last year and had later quitted his job.

Choudhury met Darbar at the parking lot after returning from his native place Assam and approached the payment issue after which things turned ugly and the assistant director was thrashed badly by his son and two of his friends with hockey sticks.