A grievance has been filed towards Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone and others for consuming medicine&
- MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa has filed a grievance towards Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone, Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Arjun Kapoor and others for alleged consumption and possession of medication
- The grievance has been submitted to the Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau, Rakesh Asthana
- The letter states that the celebs have been charged for alleged consumption and possession of medication
Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa has filed a complained towards Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Shahid Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Vicky Kaushal and others for the alleged consumption and possession of medication. The politician met with the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau, Rakesh Asthana, at his workplace earlier today.
The topic of the grievance reads as, “Complaint against Mr. Karan Johar, Ms. Deepika Padukone, Ms. Malaika Arora, Mr. Arjun Kapoor, Mr. Shahid Kapoor, Mr. Varun Dhawan and Mr. Vicky Kaushal and others for consumption, possession and allowing premise to be used for commission of offences, cognizable in nature under chapter IV of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1995.”
This initiation of an investigation has come after the resurfacing of a video of Karan’s alleged drug celebration that was doing rounds on social media. Sirsa submitted the letter asking for a probe to be set in place towards Karan Johar and others.
Besides this, the grievance narrates the incident that occurred in 2019 throughout the filmmaker’s bash and the video that was shared on Johar’s Twitter account. “The instant complaint has been preferred to bring to your knowledge the instance of 2019 where during a party hosted at the house of Mr Karan Johar one of the big names in Bollywood film industry, drugs were used by the other Bollywood stars. A video of that party was posted by the complainant on social media through his Twitter account,” the grievance mentions.
The letter additional revealed that the investigation ought to be performed towards these mentioned celebrities because it comes beneath the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and the Information Technology Act, 2000.
Another level highlighted within the grievance exhibits that the video, which was circulated on social media is “glaring evidence about the incident of illicit drug traffic and abuse by persons belonging to the Indian Film Industry.” Adding, that there must be a registration and probe of the case.
In one of many factors, the politician additionally shared that whereas “these Bollywood stars” indulge themselves “into the use of drugs,” they make movies that present others as drug addicts.
He cited the instance of Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab and acknowledged that the film was a “wrong depiction” of the youth of Punjab. “This transfer tarnished the picture of Punjabi youth very badly all through the world. Udta Punjab film portrays Punjabi tradition in dangerous gentle. It displays the adverse picture of Punjab,” the letter learn.
Udta Punjab (2016) starred Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt and Diljit Dosanjh.
Earlier, there have been studies that Rhea Chakraborty, who has been arrested within the alleged medicine case by the NCB, had named Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh in reference to narcotics.