Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband and well-known businessman Raj Kundra was arrested by the police on July 19 in a pornography case. Raj Kundra is currently under scrutiny for his Hot Shots app. It is being said that Raj Kundra has broadcast adult content on this app. All of them are accused of running Viaan Industries, the company of Raj Kundra. Not only this, the Crime Branch police have raided everything from Raj Kundra’s office to his house. Raj Kundra has been sent to 14 days judicial custody and lodged in Arthur Road Jail.
Actor Fardeen Khan, once called Bollywood’s chocolate hero, also had to go to jail. Fardeen Khan is the son of famous actor Feroz Khan. But at the moment it is far away from Bollywood. Fardeen Khan was arrested in 2001 in Nashik for buying cocaine from drug suppliers. At this time less than 1 gram of cocaine was confiscated from Fardeen. Due to which he was imprisoned.
Actor Vijay Raj, who became famous for his ‘Kawa Biryani’ scene in the film ‘Run’, has also gone to jail. Vijay Raj was shooting for ‘Lion’ in K Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh. The team of the film had come to the Gondia district of Vidarbha to shoot and all stayed at the hotel gateway. Actor Vijay Rajan was accused of molesting a female actor. He was earlier arrested in 2005 for buying drugs in Dubai. Shortly thereafter he was released on bail.
Actor Aditya Pancholi’s son Sooraj Pancholi had to go to jail at the age of 21. After the death of actress Jiah Khan, there were many serious allegations against Sooraj Pancholi. Jiah Khan’s body was found strangled in her house on 3 June 2013. A week later, her boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi was arrested for abetting Jiah’s suicide. After Jia’s suicide, her suicide note was found. In which she mentioned that Sooraj Pancholi tortured her mentally and physically. Apart from this, Jiya’s mother Rabia had also made many serious allegations against Sooraj.
Superstar Salman Khan and his co-stars have been facing various allegations regarding poaching of antelope in Rajasthan. Actor Salman Khan was sentenced to five years in prison in an antelope poaching case nearly two decades ago. Saif Ali Khan, Tabu and Sonali Bendre were acquitted in this case. The incident is from 1998. At this time all these actors were shooting for the film ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ in Rajasthan.
Actor Sanjay Dutt has also been jailed for five years in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Sanjay Dutt was released from Yerwada Jail in Pune after getting bail from the Supreme Court. Sanjay Dutt was convicted of the March 12, 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, for illegally taking delivery of firearms from Abu Salem and Riyaz Siddiqui, possessing them and later destroying them. He was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison. In 2016, Sanjay Dutt was released from jail after completing his sentence. Meanwhile, he was released on bail due to various reasons.
Actor Shiney Ahuja was accused of rape in 2009 by a woman working in his house. The actor was later arrested by the Oshiwara police. He had to spend 3 months in jail after the actor’s first bail plea was rejected. After that the woman accused of rape changed her statement but by then the court had convicted Shiney. In 2011, the Mumbai High Court released Shiney Ahuja on bail.
After actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide at his residence on June 14, 2020, several serious allegations were leveled against his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. During the ensuing police investigation, the Narcotics Control Bureau arrested Riya on September 8, 2020. Riya spent about 28 days in Byculla jail. She was later released on bail.