away in August 2011 but the court asked his legal heirs not to create third party rights on their properties.
In a cheque bouncing case, Zinta was asked to pay Rs 10,000 costs by a court on December 21. A writer of her film had dragged Zinta to court for not paying dues.
Former Miss World Yukta Mookhey got entangled in a domestic dispute with her estranged husband Prince Tuli and his family this year.
Yukta lodged a complaint against her husband and in-laws for domestic violence and harassment. She also accused Tuli of unnatural sex. The Bombay High Court suggested the couple otry resolving their differences and appointed a mediator.
Vihari Sheth, managing director of Singapore-based Vihari Jewels and daughter of Rajesh Sheth who owns Vihari Jewels, was arrested on August 2 by DRI for allegedly smuggling diamond studded gold jewellery worth Rs 2.35 crore in her inner wear. She was later released on bail.
Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's suicide at her Juhu home in June sent shockwaves among her family, friends and industry and landed her alleged beau Sooraj Pancholi, son of actor Aditya Pancholi, in jail for abetment of her suicide. He was later granted bail by the high court.
Jiah's mother Rabiya alleged her daughter was murdered.
The scam-tainted Adarsh housing society continued to be embroiled in legal tangles with the two-member inquiry commission indicting four ex-chief ministers for alleged favoritism and patronage to the society in its final report.
The government, however, rejected the report which created a hue and cry.
The CBI gave a clean chit to union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde. However, former CM Ashok Chavan, who was named as an accused by CBI, got relief with the Maharashtra governor refusing to grant sanction to prosecute him.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar got a relief with the Bombay High Court quashing and setting aside an order passed by a lower court temporarily restraining him from functioning as president of the Mumbai Cricket Association.
On November 26, a city civil court had passed an interim order while hearing an application filed by senior BJP leader