Punjabi film actress Anshu Sawhney booked for bigamy

  • HT Correspondent, None, Ludhiana
  • Updated: Aug 01, 2015 13:17 IST
Punjabi film actress, Anshu Sawhney (courtesy-Facebook page)

Punjabi film actress, Anshu Sawhney, popularly known as 'Preeto' has landed in trouble as her husband Harjinder Singh Sodhi lodged an FIR against her at Police Station Sadar for cheating and bigamy on Friday.

Resident of Dhandhra road, Sodhi said that their divorce case is still under trial. Without legally divorcing him, she has solemnised marriage with Jujhar Singh of Mohali. A case under sections 420 and 494 of IPC has been registered against her after a long enquiry.

Anshu Sawhney was married to Harjinder Singh Sodhi on August 28, 2006. The relation between husband and wife were strained and they filed case of divorce in the court.

Anshu Sawhney has played role in many Punjabi films including 'Carry on Jatta' and many others. She was popularly known as ‘Preeto’ after a TV show 'Preeto top 10' aired on Punjabi entertainment channel.

Confirming the development, Sub-Inspector Amandeep Singh Brar, SHO at Police station Sadar said the Police have launched a manhunt for the arrest of the accused.

Passport of the actress was also seized in 2013 by Regional Passport Officer, Chandigarh following the complaint of her husband.

In his complaint Sodhi had alleged that she had mentioned herself unmarried in the passport details and she had travelled many countries using the same passport.

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