It is learnt that Sunil Agnihotri has been convicted in a cheque bouncing case filed by producer Samir Hingora. Samir has been the producer of Sanjay Dutt-Manisha Koirala starrer Sanam (1997) and Jackie Shroff"s double role starrer Dil Hi To Hai (1992).
Sunil has been arrested under sec. 138 and will be lodged at Arthur Road prison serving six months imprisonment sentence. His last directed film was Arbaaz Khan starrer Alibaba Aur Chaalis Chor (2004). Industry sources say, he was planning to make a comeback with a big budget thriller but alas
Shiney Ahuja is currently in judicial custody being accused of raping his maid servant. Ironically in the same jail is gangster Abu Salem, on whom his character in the Anurag Basu film Gangster (2006) was based upon. Now Shiney has got another filmy companion. It is filmmaker Sunil Agnihotri, known for his mega hit fantasy serial Chandrakanta and his Akshay Kumar double role starrer Jai Kishen (1997) and Akshay"s solo starrer Daava (1997).