Bollywood director Karan Johar poses for the media during an event.
Niloufar Saleem, Gulf Today
In 2019 a controversial video of noted Bollywood director Karan Johar went viral in which many stars were involved.
The video showed top Bollywood stars like Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Varun Dhawan, Ranbir Kapoor, Malaika Arora, among others.
The party that was hosted at Johar’s residence came into the limelight while everyone noticed how weird the stars were looking with bloodshot eyes and a few just standing still.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) was alarmed regarding the incident and the viral video, and questioned the use of drugs in their parties.
The director in response to the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has denied any use of drugs at his party in 2019, officials said on Friday.
However, they said that they were studying the response of Johar to the drug law enforcement agency.
The NCB in the last few months has questioned several film personalities in connection with separate drug cases related to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death and other cases.
Actor-producer Yuvraj S. Singh, a close friend of late star Sushant Singh Rajput, says not only does the drug culture prevail in Bollywood, it is also a way to move around in the industry. He claimed that most A-list actors are addicted to cocaine.
The WhatsApp chat between Rhea and Bhatt also hints at the fact that her father might not have been happy about her relationship with Sushant, and that Bhatt had advised her against it.
Rhea Chakraborty was questioned by the CBI's Special Investigation Team for eight hours on Sunday, on issues including the medical treatment and medicines administered to Sushant Singh Rajput and mention of drugs in her chats.
Continuing with her allegations on Wednesday that drugs are a commonplace occurrence in Bollywood, actress Kangana Ranaut, in her latest tweets, has revealed that the most popular drug in the film industry is cocaine.
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