Bollywood is a constantly changing world but the things that keep constant are fans, star power and then drug cases. Earlier, drug abuse was a far fetched topic for film industry to picturise. But since the emergence of media, many channels and journalists started digging out the drug cases of popular stars.
Sanjay Dutt's infamous drug case isn't unknown to public. It is easy for Bollywood celebrities to get under the radar of drug abuse.
So, here are 10 tales of drug abuse in Indian Film Industry which will leave you shocked:
1. Mumait Khan
It is really hard to miss the Mumait Khan if you have watched Rowdy rathore and didn't notice her 'Aa re pritam pyaare'. Her stint in Bigg Boss has been cut short after receiving summons from the excise department. It was part of the ongoing investigation into the Tollywood's links with drug peddlers. Mumait Khan is scheduled to appear for inquesting on July 27. She was issued notices under the Section 67 of NDPS Act.
2. Mamta Kulkarni
Former Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni was accused in connection with the Rs 2,000-crore narcotics racket discovered in Thane in April 2016. Her Kenya-based husband Vicky Goswami was also accused in this matter. Goswami is believed to be a notorious drug lord and US authorities are after him for running international drug racket.
3. Sanjay Dutt
In 1982, Son of veteran actor and Congress leader Sunil Dutt, Sanjay Dutt was arrested was sentenced for 5-months of imprisonment in a drug case. Prior to 1993 bomb blast case, junior Dutt also spent few months in jail for the possession of illegal substances. He also confessed in an interview with mid-day that he had been consuming drugs for ten years or so… '79-'80 onwards. But since the time he quit, he has been actively campaigning against drug abuse and speaking strongly against the addiction.
4. Fardeen Khan
Bollywood actor and son of veteran actor Feroz Khan, Fardeen Khan was arrested by the Mumbai police for the possession of cocaine in 2001. He was accussed and charged for "illegal possession, although the quantity was for personal consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance or actual consumption of such a drug". In 2012, the actor was granted bail with immunity.
5. Apurva Agnihotri
In 2012, Mumbai police detained Apurva Agnihotri and wife Shilpa Saklani at a Juhu rave party. The couple insist they weren't aware it was a rave party. Apurva Agnihotri was tested positive for drugs.
6. Shilpa Saklani
Shilpa Saklani was tested positive for substance abuse in her system at a high-profile rave party among 86 people in a plush hotel in suburban Juhu in 2012. The actress took a press conference after the incident claiming to be innocent and were there to attend friend's birthday party.
7. Rahul Mahajan
Son of former Union cabinet minister Lt. Pramod Mahajan, Rahul Mahajan was in the headlines for his excessive substance abuse. He was also accused for consuming and distributing the drugs at his father's residence in a late-night party in 2006.
8. DJ Aqeel
The popular celebrity DJ Aqeel was also caught in 2007 with ecstasy tablets in his bag at Dubai international airport. However, his lawyer said "Aqeel was honourably discharged by the prosecutor (the Indian equivalent of Magistrate) as there was no sustainable evidence against him".
9. Vijaya Raaz
Actor Vijay Raaz was arrested on the charges of possessing narcotic drugs in February 2005. Raaz denied the charges and pleaded not guilty. He was quoted as saying that he was innocent and was made to sign papers given by Arabic speaking officials.
10. Prasad Bidappa
The Bangalore-based fashion designer and image consultant, Prasad Bidappa was detained a couple of years ago in Dubai for the drug possession.
These are the reported cases of drug use in Bollywood. If start scratching the Bollywood connection with drugs, you will find some more names.
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