Mumbai: Kshitij Prasad, director of Dharma Productions, owned by Karan Johar, has been arrested in a drug case. Kshitij was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau after two days of questioning. Drugs were seized during a raid on Kshitaj’s house.
It is learned that the NCB did not get any satisfactory answers when he was questioned. However, Karan Johar had said that he did not know Kshitij personally and that he was just an employee. This was followed by an arrest.
Meanwhile, Bollywood actresses continue to be questioned in connection with the case. There are indications that actress Deepika Padukone has confessed during interrogation by the Narcotics Control Bureau that she had chatted on WhatsApp asking for drugs.
The Drug Control Bureau seized the mobile phones of actresses Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, and Rakul Preet Singh during the investigation.
The NCB had yesterday questioned actress Rakul Preet Singh and Deepika’s manager Karishma Prakash in connection with a drug case.
The NCB is also questioning Bollywood actresses Sarah Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor in the case. Sara and Shraddha Kapoor appeared before the probe team around noon for questioning. Actress Rakul Preet was questioned by the NCB for four hours yesterday. Actress Riya Chakraborty has been arrested in a drug case after it was discovered that more and more Bollywood stars were using drugs.