Manoj Bajpayee opens up about Bollywood drug cartel allegations, says folks may suppose he’s 'Kancha Cheena'

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Manoj Bajpayee opens up about Bollywood drug cartel debate& 

Lots has been stated and accomplished within the aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s tragic demise. Sushant’s premature demise has sparked debates on nepotism, psychological well being, and the drug tradition in Bollywood. With the Hindi movie trade coming underneath the scanner of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) amid the continued investigation into Sushant’s demise case, Bollywood actor Manoj has opened up concerning the Bollywood drug cartel allegations. 

Widely considered one of the vital versatile actors within the Hindi movie trade, Manoj has shared his two cents concerning the allegations made in opposition to Bollywood and celebrities. When requested concerning the alleged ‘Movie Mafia’ and the way susceptible celebs are in the case of utilizing medication in an interview, Manoj stated that he seems like there may be some type of a ‘vested curiosity’ behind this narrative. 

Manoj has remained unfazed in the case of coping with the ‘unhealthy’ folks of the trade. The actor stated that he has fought for others within the trade and he’ll proceed to maintain preventing for them sooner or later as nicely. While speaking concerning the cutthroat nature of the leisure trade, Manoj opined that individuals may suppose he’s Kancha Cheena (a drug-peddler character within the movie Agneepath) each time there’s a debate concerning the existence of a drug cartel in Bollywood on information channels.  

“When you say there’s a drug cartel in the industry, someone watching TV in a remote part of India, looks at me and sees a warehouse full of drugs. He thinks I am Kancha Cheena. When such a narrative is being run, it makes me believe that there’s possibly some vested interest behind this. There must be a very big reason behind it all,” Manoj was quoted as saying by Indian Today. 


Manoj remarks have come at a time when actress and politician Jaya Bachchan took an oblique dig at BJP MP and Bhojpuri star Ravi Kishan over his remarks within the Indian Parliament concerning the drug tradition in Bollywood. In her highly effective speech in Rajya Sabha, the Samajwadi Party chief slammed those that have been ‘defaming’ the movie trade.  

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