Bollywood actor Karisma Kapoor and her estranged businessman husband Sunjay Kapur today told the Supreme Court that they have arrived at an amicable solution regarding the financial aspects of the case.
In the proceedings, which were held in the chamber of the judge, the financial aspect of the separation terms have been decided between the parties and the issues like “visitation” right of Sunjay Kapur to see their kids, who are with the actress, is to be reconciled.
The bench headed by Justice A K Sikri has now fixed the matter for further hearing in chamber on April 8 as the differences between the couple have not been resolved completely.
After the in-chamber proceedings, Karisma’s lawyer Sandeep Kapoor said both of them have worked out “consent terms” for settling the issues.
“The process is in the way of finalisation before the next date of hearing. There are all possibilities of workable solution,” he said.
Earlier, the apex court had asked Karisma Kapoor and her estranged husband to resolve their matrimonial dispute amicably and also advised their counsels to work out the terms of settlement before the next date.
The apex court is hearing a plea from Sunjay, seeking the transfer of the divorce petition from Mumbai to Delhi because the businessman was allegedly warned by underworld don Ravi Pujari against entering the city.
Senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani and Sandeep Kapoor, counsel of the actor, had alleged that Sunjay had violated certain clauses of their agreement before filing a mutual consent divorce petition in Mumbai.
A matrimonial dispute filed by the couple is still pending before a court in Bandra, Mumbai.
Karisma and her husband had initially moved a mutual consent divorce petition before the court in 2014 and the consent was later withdrawn after differences cropped up between the two over the financial settlement as well as the children’s custody. PTI SJK RKS
The bench was while dealing with an application filed by Sunjay Kapur seeking transfer of the couple’s matrimonial dispute from Mumbai to Delhi on the ground that he was facing a life threat from underworld gangster Ravi Pujari.