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A little-known travel agent turned overnight Bollywood producer has been arrested for allegedly using underworld money to fund movies.

A police spokesman in Bombay said police believed Adil Farooq is a key member of a gang headed by underworld don Abu Salem, who is being held in Portugal.

Farooq is producing “Tum” (You), starring Jackie Shroff, Saif Ali Khan and Aftab Shivdasani.

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