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Aryan Khan, Sanjay Dutt to Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood celebs embroiled in medication controversy

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Aryan Khan, Sanjay Dutt to Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood celebs embroiled in medication controversy


Following the arrest of Aryan Khan for alleged possession of banned medication and substance abuse, the excitement round drug consumption amongst Bollywood personalities has revived as soon as once more. On Saturday night, an NCB staff busted a medication occasion on the Cordelia Cruise ship which was on its option to Goa at mid-sea. Eight individuals, together with Aryan Khan, had been detained for questioning by the NCB allegedly in reference to the drug seizure on the cruise ship, in line with NCB Mumbai Director Sameer Wankhede. All of the eight folks detained from the Mumbai cruise had been arrested by Mumbai police on Sunday.

Whereas the folks associated to the Hindi movie trade have been accused of drug use a number of occasions, the controversy across the matter gained momentum after the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June 2020. Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father KK Singh filed an FIR in opposition to actor and video jockey (VJ) Rhea Chakraborty and her members of the family in Patna in July 2020 for abetment of suicide. Rhea and her brother Showik Chakraborty had been accused to be a part of a drug cartel that had provided medication to the late actor.

NCB in September 2020 additionally summoned actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Rakul Preet Singh to document their statements in reference to the company’s probe in opposition to the “drug syndicate”.

Comic Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiyaa had been arrested by NCB in November, following the alleged seizure of ganja from their home. The NCB had mentioned {that a} search operation on the Versova house of the couple had allegedly led them to a bag with 65 grams of ganja and one other 21.5 grams of hashish from one other residence.

In December 2020, NCB had issued a discover to director Karan Johar over a video of a celebration that he had organised in 2019, the place a number of Bollywood personalities had been current.The viral video featured celebrities together with Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Ayan Mukherjee, Zoya Akhtar, and Malaika Arora. After seeing the clip, many individuals alleged that prime stars who had been current on the occasion had been flaunting a “drugged look”.

Many Bollywood stars have opened up about their drug habit previously. Actor Prateik Babbar has been vocal about bouncing again after a battle with drug and alcohol dependency. He mentioned that he wished to get his life again with a purpose to make his late mom, Smita Patil, proud. His first expertise with medication got here when he was 13. What began as experiments with marijuana and cannabis, developed into an habit to cocaine and acid for the ‘Jane Tu Ya Jane Na’ actor. Prateik admitted that his household inspired him to enroll in rehab that finally helped him get higher.

Sanjay Dutt additionally has a historical past of drug habit. He had a nine-year-long battle with medication. He was later despatched to a rehabilitation centre in America. In a BBC documentary titled ‘To Hell and Again’, Dutt mentioned, “I’ve carried out each drug there’s. I used to be already on medication when my mom was being handled for most cancers. As soon as throughout capturing for ‘Rocky’ (Dutt’s debut movie), I used to be so addicted that after I travelled with 1kg heroin hidden in my footwear.” Rajkumar Hirani’s biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt titled ‘Sanju’ featured his drug behavior and rehabilitation.

There have been additionally studies in 2014 that well-known rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, who had remoted himself from the world, for greater than a yr, was in a Chandigarh rehab. In 2001, actor Fardeen Khan was arrested for alleged possession of cocaine. He underwent a cleansing course at a state-run hospital and filed an software in search of immunity within the case, which was granted in March 2012.


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