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Dream Hotel Founder Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty

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[[tmz:video id="0_fihodiay"]] Dream Hotel founder Vikram Chatwal, formerly a close friend of Lindsay Lohan, has struck a plea deal in his bizarre animal cruelty case. TMZ broke the story ... NYPD arrested Chatwal in October for walking up to 2 dogs and burning them with an aerosol can and lighter. He was booked for felony criminal mischief and 3 misdemeanors ... animal torture, reckless endangerment and arson. He's now pleading guilty to 2 misdemeanors, including attempted aggravated animal cruelty ... according to the Manhattan D.
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Dream Hotel Founder Vikram Chatwal -- Arrested for Dog Burning

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Lindsay Lohan's friend and Dream Hotel founder Vikram Chatwal was arrested by NYPD Tuesday morning for burning 2 dogs with an aerosol can and lighter. As we reported ... Chatwal allegedly walked up to the dogs on a NYC street outside his apartment last week and opened fire as they were being walked. We got some bizarre video of him right after the incident. Chatwal was booked on one felony count of criminal mischief -- and 3 misdemeanors ... torturing an animal,
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Dream Hotel Owner -- LiLo's Party Pal ... Wanted for Animal Cruelty

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Lindsay Lohan's former Bff, Vikram Chatwal, is now a wanted man by NYPD for animal cruelty. Law enforcement sources tell us a warrant has been issued after an investigation turned up evidence Chatwal allegedly tried to burn 2 dogs.  As we reported ... Chatwal allegedly took a spray can and lighter to the dogs' backs outside his apartment. We got video of Vikram rambling as he tried explaining what went down. There appeared to be a
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Dream Hotel Owner -- LiLo's Party Pal Accused of Burning Dogs (Video)

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[[tmz:video id="0_fihodiay"]] Lindsay Lohan's former Bff, Vikram Chatwal, is under investigation by the NYPD for allegedly trying to burn 2 dogs ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us they got reports Friday morning of Vikram taking a spray can and a lighter, and then singeing the backs of 2 dogs outside his apartment. We're told when cops arrived, Vikram wasn't home, where witnesses say he'd been just minutes earlier. But we got video of him there.  Check out
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Lindsay Lohan -- Dangerous Night in NYC with Addict Pal

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Lindsay Lohan was in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with the wrong dude last night in NYC -- at least based on her history with her hotel owner pal.In a photo that spells nothing but trouble for Lindsay ... she was snapped outside The Dream Hotel at 1 Am with Vikram Chatwal ... who owns the hotel, but more importantly has an even darker past with drugs than Lindsay.As TMZ reported, Linds thinks she
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Lindsay Lohan -- Defends Hanging with Old Friends, But Really in Danger Zone

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Lindsay Lohan is fiercely defending her decision to hang with a friend who has an even more checkered past with drugs than her, and actually thinks it's a positive step for her recovery -- problem is ... she's delusional.Sources close to Lindsay tell TMZ ... she doesn't understand why her shopping trip with Vikram Chatwal would raise concerns she's hanging with a bad crowd, and putting herself in danger of a relapse.As we previously reported
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Lindsay Lohan -- Shopping Date w/ Star of Major Bust

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Here's a question: if Lindsay Lohan really did cut all her toxic friends out of her life ... why was she spotted hanging out with a rehabbing hotel magnate who was busted for heroin in April?Lindsay and pal Vikram Chatwal were photographed out in NYC Tuesday, reportedly shopping together ... you know, buddy stuff.But here's the thing: Lindsay told friends she had permanently excised all the bad influences in her life in order to focus
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Lindsay Lohan Wears No Pants, Shows Off Bare Legs in NYC—See the Pic

Lindsay Lohan Wears No Pants, Shows Off Bare Legs in NYC—See the Pic
No pants? No problem. Lindsay Lohan opted for a trousers-free look on Tuesday, Aug. 20, in New York City when she grabbed dinner at ABC Kitchen in Soho with hotelier pal Vikram Chatwal. Ms. Lohan's bare-legged look was balanced out by her flashy accessories: a pair of metallic gold, high-heeled ankle boots; a black bag adorned with colorful, patterned trim; and jewelry that included a black choker. Her long (and yes, bum-covering) blouse was a simple, off-white silk button-down. The Canyons star, who completed her court-mandated 90-day stint in rehab just last month, is looking forward to getting her life and career back on track. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday on Own's Next...
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Lindsay Lohan Goes Without Pants, Shows Off Freckled Legs in NYC

Lindsay Lohan Goes Without Pants, Shows Off Freckled Legs in NYC
Forgetting something? Lindsay Lohan stepped out in New York City wearing a long white blouse and no pants on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The 27-year-old actress showed off her freckled legs in the daring ensemble while heading to dinner with hotelier Vikram Chatwal. For her night out in the Big Apple, Lohan opted to wear nothing but a white dress shirt paired with gold ankle high-heeled boots, a colorful tote and a black choker necklace. The Mean Girls star has been enjoying some newfound freedom after being released from [...]
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Lindsay Lohan's Bff -- I'm Going to Rehab Too!

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As Lindsay Lohan doeseth so shall her followers ... LiLo's Bff / hotel magnate Vikram Chatwal is doing time in court-ordered rehab ... just like his red-headed Goddess before him. TMZ broke the story ... Vikram was arrested back in April for boarding a plane with a slew of drugs: cocaine, weed, heroin and various Rx pills. Vikram originally pled not guilty, but then cut a deal with prosecutors,Vikram was sentenced to 12 months of in-patient rehab. He also agreed to random drug testing.
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Lindsay Lohan Attempts Intervention -- And Not for Her

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Lindsay Lohan is trying to live by the adage, "Do what you know," and she knows how to party ... but apparently not well enough to save a good friend.We're told Lindsay tried to stage an intervention for hotel magnate/Bff Vikram Chatwal, who was arrested at the Ft. Lauderdale Airport for possession of heroin, cocaine, weed and Rx pills.Chatwal owns the Dream Hotel in NYC, where Lindsay has frequently stayed and partied.  We're
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Lindsay Lohan's friend arrested for drug possession

Lindsay Lohan's close friend Vikram Chatwal has been arrested for drug possession. The businessman - who owns New York City's Dream Hotel - was arrested at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport in Florida when he tried to board a plane with a stash of drugs which included cocaine, marijuana and prescription pills, according to TMZ. He was booked on one count of trafficking (for the six grams of heroin he was carrying) and seven counts of possession for cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs. Prescription drugs, for which he did not have a prescription, including the opiod Buprenorphine, Xanax, muscle relaxants, sedatives and ketamine, were also found on Mr. Chatwal, 41. Officer Carmen Hunsinger wrote in
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Vikram Chatwal Arrested for Drug Possession and Trafficking

Hotel owner Vikram Chatwal was arrested at Florida's Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Tuesday after trying to get on a plane with a large stash of drugs. According to the police report, Chatwal - who is close to Lindsay Lohan and was erroneously linked to Padma Lakshmi - tried to board with cocaine, marijuana and prescription pills. Chatwal, 41, owns New York City's Dream Hotel, a popular spot with celebrities. According to the police report, the Transportation Security Administration discovered the drugs hidden on his person and in his bag. He was booked on one count of trafficking (six grams of
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Lindsay Lohan -- Hotel Owner Bff Arrested for Coke, Pot, Heroin, Pills

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Multi-millionaire hotel owner Vikram Chatwal -- who's been close with Lindsay Lohan since 2011 -- has been arrested in Florida ... TMZ has learned ... after cops say he tried to get on a plane with cocaine, weed, heroin and various prescription pills.According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, 41-year-old Chatwal was busted on April 2 at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport when the Tsa discovered an arsenal of drugs hidden on his person, in his crotch and in his bag.
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Padma Lakshmi Slams Vikram Chatwal Romance Rumors: "I'm Not Dating Anyone"

Padma Lakshmi Slams Vikram Chatwal Romance Rumors:
Padma Lakshmi insists she's "single and free," despite a recent report in The New York Post's Page Six linking her to wealthy hotelier Vikram Chatwal. The Top Chef host denied romance rumors on Twitter March 13, writing, "Please stop the lies," she wrote. "I'm not dating anyone or vacationing with or [getting] 'cozy' with anyone." Lakshmi and Chatwal, who owns the Dream Hotel chain, were first linked in December 2012 when they sat courtside at a New York Knicks game. Page Six claimed the Bravo star invited [...]
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Padma Lakshmi Not Getting "Cozy" With Hotelier Vikram Chatwal—or Anyone Else!

Padma Lakshmi Not Getting
Padma Lakshmi is on her own for now. "Pls stop the lies. I'm Not dating anyone or vacationing with or 'cozy' with anyone. Susan S was my only date to Blossom Ball. #singleandfree," the Top Chef host tweeted yesterday in response to rumors that she and hotelier Vikram Chatwal have been, well, getting cozy. The pair were spotted sitting courtside together at a New York Knicks game back in December and the New York Post reported that Lakshmi brought Chatwal, who owns the Dream Hotel in Manhattan (and once made headlines by making out with Lindsay Lohan), as her date to the Blossom Ball this week. Lakshmi hosted the annual gala, which benefits the Endometriosis Foundation...
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Padma Lakshmi Is Not Dating Hotelier Vikram Chatwal

Padma Lakshmi Is Not Dating Hotelier Vikram Chatwal
Potential Padma Lakshmi suitors take note: the Top Chef stunner is still very much on the market and available. Despite numerous recent reports claiming a romance was heating up with successful hotelier Vikram Chatwal, the star tells People: "I'm still single ... and searching!" Lakshmi, 42, is busy raising her daughter, Krishna, 3, and a little more than a year ago suffered the loss of billionaire Teddy Forstman, with whom she had been romantically linked for years. "I am lucky to have someone who unwaveringly gave me love and manly support," Lakshmi said of their relationship at the time. Since then, Lakshmi has
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Reflections 2012: Top Grossers 2012

Namaste, Sas-re-kaal, A-salaam-al-e- kum and welcome to My Christmas/New year present to all you Bollywood fanatics. The 2012 countdown of the top grossing films. A year in which the total net amount earned by the top 10 films of the year is so far 1470 crores (compared to 2011′s 930 crores), and this is predicted to cross 1500 crores by the end of this year! 2012 is the year in which nine films made the top thirty films of highest grossing films of Indian cinema as well as seven films crossed the 100 crore mark in the domestic markets.

Now for the countdown. Bear in mind that this countdown is based on pure fact and figures. This is a countdown based on what you the viewer have voted for with your feet, as you the viewer have taken the time out from your lives to see these films in your droves. You may agree with some
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Tanya Kumar launches Teso in Goa

While the men in Bollywood are showing their mettle by trying their hand in entrepreneurship, the ladies are now proving that they too are not far behind. Names like Shilpa Shetty, Shreya Saran, Preity Zinta and likes are testimonials to the fact that the tinsel town ladies are indeed names to watch out for in the arena of business. Adding to this list is none other than Tanya Kumar (better half of Kishan Kumar), who has now launched Teso, touted as the country's ultimate party destination in Goa. It is tagged as the perfect way to unwind on the Waterfront at Siolim. Open from breakfast to midnight, Teso is fast becoming a hotspot for Bollywood celebrities and was in the spotlight during the Sunburn Festival and AfterBurn parties last year which boasted of guests like Vikram Chatwal & Jake Jagger (Mick Jagger's daughter), Zayed and Malaika Khan, Aftab Shivdasani, Wardha and Sajid Nadiadwala,
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Karisma's husband Sunjay slams divorce report

Karisma's husband Sunjay slams divorce report
Ever since Karisma Kapoor married to Delhi based businessman Sunjay Kapur, their marriage has been under scanner for their troubled marriage. Karisma’s nine years of marriage has been said to be troublesome and full of problems due to Sunjay. He was not totally loyal to his wife after marriage. He maintained an extra marital affair with Delhi socialite Priya Sachdev (ex-wife of Nri businessman Vikram Chatwal). Even after the birth of their first child Samaira, he did not come to the right path. Following the disturbance, Karisma left Delhi, Sunjay’s house and has been leaving with his mother Babita for seven years. Many a times, allege...
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