Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty is arrested for delivering drugs to the movie star friend who killed himself
- Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty was arrested on Tuesday
- She is accused of buying drugs for her ex-boyfriend, Sushant Singh Rajput
- Rajput was found dead in his apartment. The police said he took his own life
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty has been arrested for allegedly buying drugs for her former boyfriend, actor Sushant Singh Rajput, whose suicide sparked a media storm in India.
The 34-year-old Rajput was found dead at his home in Mumbai in June. The police said he took his own life. His suicide, a star with many hit films, initially sparked a mental health debate in the multi-billion dollar industry.
But Rajput's family denied reports that he was suffering from depression and accused 28-year-old Chakraborty of stealing his money and molesting him. She has emphatically denied the allegations.
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty was arrested Tuesday in Mumbai by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in connection with drug-related allegations over the death of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput
The depicted suicide of the actor Sushant Singh Rajput triggered a media storm in India. The 34-year-old Rajput was found dead at his home in Mumbai in June. He was a rising star in India's popular Hindi film industry
Chakraborty was arrested on Tuesday. Police have also arrested others in connection with the case, including her brother and a Rajput employee.
India's leading crime-fighting agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation, began investigating his death last month. The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) looked at the star's cannabis use.
"We will reject petitions on bail for all suspects," NCB director Mutha Ashok Jain told reporters. The actress was remanded until September 22nd.
The investigation hit the headlines for months and the media has followed the allegations between Rajput's family and Chakraborty closely.
Chakraborty arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after being arrested on September 8 in Mumbai, India
Certain celebrities, including actress Sonam Kapoor and director Anurag Kashyap, accused the television network of "witch hunts" against Chakraborty.
Rajput was born in the eastern state of Bihar and graduated from engineering to pursue a career as an actor and dancer.
He took his big break in 2013 with & # 39; Kai Po Che & # 39 ;, a film about cricket, love and politics, which was recognized at the Berlin Film Festival.
He was also commended for his portrayal of Indian cricket hero Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a 2016 hit biopic.
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty is put in a police car after she was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Mumbai on Tuesday
Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty arrived at the Narcotics Control Bureau yesterday
In an interview with AFP earlier this year, Rajput spoke about the emotional roller coaster ride he experienced while filming, which portrayed the heartache Dhoni suffered when the cricketer's girlfriend died.
"After we made the preparations, I was him in my head and everything that happened actually affected me," he said.
Rajput's last film was a Hindi remake of the Hollywood romance The Flaw in Our Stars, titled Dil Bechara (Poor Heart), which was released in July.
Rajput was born in Bihar in eastern India and made his Bollywood debut in 2013 in the film & # 39; Kai Po Che & # 39; which won several awards at this year's Berlin Festival.
He played in films like "Sonchiraiya" as well as in the popular TV shows "Pavitra Rishta" and "Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil".
The 34-year-old also starred in the Netflix movie & # 39; Drive & # 39; from 2019 with.
The 34-year-old also starred in the Netflix movie & # 39; Drive & # 39; from 2019 (picture)
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