Bollywood’s brush with legislation has a protracted historical past


From homicide to rape to hit-and-run to extortion — Bollywood has had its brush with law-enforcement businesses for over three many years.

When Aryan Khan, the 23-year-old son of movie star couple Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan was arrested in a medication case from on board a cruise ship final week, Bollywood was once more within the highlight for flawed causes. 

One of many prime stars to serve jail sentence is Sanjay Dutt – in connection for conserving a Kalashnikov assault rifle which was a part of the consignment that landed forward of the 12 March, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. A TADA courtroom in Mumbai had convicted him which was upheld by the Supreme Court docket. 

Salman Khan was arrested in reference to a hit-and-run case registered in 2003, by which one particular person died and two others obtained injured. Salman was convicted by the Mumbai Classes Court docket, nevertheless, the Bombay Excessive Court docket acquitted him. The matter is at the moment within the Supreme Court docket. 

Salman was additionally arrested within the blackbuck poaching case. Saif Ali Khan, the tenth Nawab of Pataudi, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam had been co-accused within the case. 

Lately, Salman on the premiere evening of actuality present ‘Bigg Boss’ jokingly stated: “Jitni lifelines mujhe aur Sanju ko mili hai utni kisi ko nahi mili hai (nobody has obtained the variety of lifelines Sanju and I have acquired).”

On March 30, 2011, actor Shiney Ahuja was convicted by a Mumbai courtroom for raping his home maid almost two years again. He was ordered to bear a jail time period of seven years. He’s at the moment out on bail.

One other necessary case entails the Anand-family. Ketan Anand and Vivek Anand, the sons of legendary filmmaker Chetan Anand and nephews of Dev Anand and Goldie Anand, had been accused of murdering Priya Rajvansh. She was the companion of Chetan Anand.

Their motive was considered rights to her inheritance of Chetan Anand’s property. The 4 accused – Ketan and Vivek – and two staff – had been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in July 2002. 

Small-time Bollywood actor Maria Susairaj was alleged to have killed TV government Neeraj Grover. Nonetheless, she was acquitted of homicide expenses. In 2011, she was discovered responsible of destroying proof. Former naval officer Emile Jerome Mathew, the alleged fiancée of Kannada starlet Susairaj, obtained a jail time period. Neeraj was stabbed a number of occasions by Mathew in a rented flat at Malad. Later Mathew and Maria disposed of his physique within the jungles of Manor. The physique was chopped past recognition. 

Bharat Shah, the main diamond service provider, fell into bother together with his movie ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’ (2001). It was financed by Shah and produced by Nasim Rizvi on the behest of Pakistan-based gangster Chhota Shakeel. Shah, was, nevertheless, acquitted within the case by the particular MCOCA courtroom. 

In September 2002, Monica Bedi was arrested together with fugitive underworld don Abu Salem by the Lisbon police for getting into Portugal with solid paperwork.

They served jail sentences in Portugal. After years of authorized battle, they had been deported to India on November 11, 2005, after India promised Portugal that Salem wouldn’t obtain the dying sentence. She was arrested in a passport forgery case. On November 9, 2010, the Supreme Court docket upheld her conviction by a decrease courtroom, nevertheless, diminished her sentence to the interval of imprisonment she had already undergone (two-and-half years).

Music composer Nadeem Saifi of the famed Nadeem-Shravan duo, was named as one of many accused behind the homicide of music magnate Gulshan Kumar, proprietor of T-series. He was in England when his identify cropped up. His passport was revoked, and to keep away from arrest, he stayed in England. The Home of Lords upheld the London Excessive Court docket’s determination towards the extradition within the 1997 homicide case, and turned down the Indian authorities’s plea for assessment.

On Could 5, 2001, Fardeen Khan was arrested from the Juhu space for possession of cocaine from a supplier. The case proceeded earlier than a particular NDPS courtroom. Just a few years in the past, a courtroom granted him immunity from prosecution within the case. Nonetheless, the courtroom made it clear that if he’s arrested for the same offence sooner or later, the immunity towards him shall be withdrawn.



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