Bollywood star and French husband evicted from Paris flat over unpaid rent

Bollywood actress, Mallika Sherawat has been ordered by a French court to be evicted from an apartment in a highbrow area of Paris for failing to keep up with the rent.

It was reported in a December 14, 2017 that, the court told Sherawat and her French husband Cyrille Auxenfans to pay 78,787 euros ($94,000) in rent owed and expenses, giving the green light for their furniture to be seized.

The couple began renting the apartment in 16th district on January 1, 2017, for a monthly sum of 6,054 euros, the house owner confirmed that they never paid the rent, making only a single payment of 2,715 euros.

Replying to this at a hearing in a Paris court on November 14, a lawyer for the couple said they were in financial difficulty.

The couple may appeal the eviction order, till then, they cannot be thrown out until March 31, 2018 when a moratorium on wintertime evictions expires.

 

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