family drama looks headed for a happy ending. Bollywood
actress Karisma Kapoor and her industrialist husband
Sunjay Kapur, through their counsel, told the Delhi high
court on Friday that a compromise was being worked out
over their daughter Samaira's passport.
had earlier reported on the impending settlement last
week. Click to read :
Kapoor / Sanjay Kapur : A step towards peace
The court gave both sides time until Tuesday to resolve
the matter. "You must settle it by Tuesday,"
Justice Mukul Mudgal said after holding a brief chamber
hearing where both sides promised to be present before
the court after a compromise.
Earlier, in a packed courtroom, advocates for both sides
announced that the dispute arising out of the petition
was close to being resolved amicably.
Senior advocate Ashok Desai, appearing on behalf of
Sunjay, submitted that there was good news from the two
sides as the settlement process was expected to fructify
has challenged the central government's decision to
grant Samaira a passport without his signatures on the
application form. Karisma is one of the respondents in
Karisma has claimed on Samaira's application that she is
separated from her husband, Sunjay, the latter denies it
in the petition filed before the high court. He wants
the form to bear his signatures too.
Counsel for the Centre, Kailash Gambhir, has already
made the government's stand clear, stating that the
passport had been issued according to procedure and
there was no violation of law.
Meanwhile, Karisma's actor-father Randhir Kapoor who is
hoping that the marital dispute will blow over said:
"I am hoping for the best and keeping my fingers
confirmed that Karisma had recently attended the chautha
of Sunjay’s grandmother.