Mahesh Bhatt and Apoorva Mehta, CEO, Dharma Productions, have been referred to as by Mumbai Police for questioning in reference to Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case.
Sushant Singh Rajput death case
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Sunday stated that Mahesh Bhatt will be summoned to record his statement in Sushant Singh Rajput death case. While the filmmaker will be questioned on Monday, Apoorva Mehta, CEO of Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, will be called for questioning later. The minister also stated that Karan Johar can also be called to record his statement, if required.
Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide on June 14. The actor’s death re-started the nepotism and favouritism debate in Bollywood. Many celebrities took to social media to speak about nepotism within the Hindi film industry. Kangana Ranaut released a video to blame “Bollywood Mafia” for the Kai Po Che actor’s death. She claimed that people like Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra bullied Sushant to dying.
Mumbai Police recently summoned Kangana Ranaut to record her statement in connection with the death case of Sushant Singh Rajput. The summon was sent to Kangana’s Manali house, the place she is at present staying with her family due to the coronavirus pandemic. Replying to the summon, the actress told Mumbai Police that she can not journey to Mumbai from Manali due to the Covid-19 crisis.
Kangana Ranaut requested the police if it is possible for an officer to be sent at her Manali residence to record her statement. The statement, sent through her lawyer, also talked about that if she could respond to the queries after they’re sent to her. Another option given by the actress is that she could connect via some digital medium and record her statement.
Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of around 41 people related to Sushant Singh Rajput till now.