Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan & Shraddha Kapoor arrive at the NCB office for drug probe; questioning begins

Karishma Prakash has also been asked to remain present for further questioning on Saturday.

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Padukone's questioning by the NCB team has already begun with KPS Malhotra leading the investigation.
Actress Deepika Padukone, who was summoned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after her name surfaced in the alleged drug chats during the probe into Sushant Singh Rajput's death, arrived at the agency's office in South Bombay on Thursday for first round of interrogation.

According to a Times Now report, the 'Padmaavat' actress was spotted entering NCB's SIT office at 9:48 am on Saturday. Clad in a beige saree, the actress was seen being escorted by the police officials into the building amid heavy security.



Padukone is expected to be grilled by the NCB on the basis of the WhatsApp chats where she is allegedly discussing banned narcotics and substances. Padukone's manager Karishma Prakash, who was questioned by the team on Friday, has also been asked to remain present for further questioning on Saturday, PTI reported. Padukone's questioning by the NCB team has already begun with KPS Malhotra leading the investigation.

Meanwhile, 'Kedarnath' actress Sara Ali Khan and 'Chhichhore' star Shraddha Kapoor also arrived at the NCB office for questioning on Saturday. While Khan reached the NCB's zonal office in Ballard Estate around 1 pm, Kapoor arrived at the office at noon.


The NCB probe team will record their statement regarding the drugs case related to Rajput's death and Bollywood-drugs nexus as well, the official told PTI.
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As per Times Now, previously, initials of five celebrities were revealed, namely – K, D, S, N, and J in the alleged drug chats that surfaced. The report further stated that ‘D’ has been allegedly identified as Deepika Padukone while 'K' was her manager Karishma.

Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh’s names emerged in the probe after Rhea Chakraborty had allegedly named them in her statement to the NCB. While Shraddha’s connection to the case was reported after it emerged that she had joined in to celebrate the success of ‘Chhichhore’ at Sushant’s Lonavala farmhouse, where drugs were allegedly used.

Khan was Rajput's co-star in "Kedarnath" film.

Rajput (34) was found hanging in his apartment in suburban Bandra on June 14.
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Bidding Farewell To Sushant Singh Rajput - An Actor & A Technopreneur
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Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide shocked everyone. The Mumbai police reported on Sunday that he was found hanging his Bandra apartment.

The 34-year-old actor was known for his remarkable journey from the small screen to big banner movies despite several controversies.

Here's a look at his journey from a new entrant to being a superstar and a technopreneur.

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Rajput made his foray into films with 'Kai Po Che' in 2013 with actors Rajkummar Rao and Amit Sadh - which was based on Chetan Bhagat's novel '3 Mistakes of My Life'. He also won the Producers Guild Film Award for Best Male Debut for the Abhishek Kapoor-directorial.

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While Sushant will always be remembered for his spectacular roles, the role that made him a household name was in the 2016 film 'MS Dhoni: The Untold Story' where he played the ace cricketer MS Dhoni.

Sushant was lauded for the way he pulled off Dhoni's batting style, mannerism, body language and carried himself during the promotion of the biopic.

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Throughout his acting career, Sushant was often linked-up with his former co-star Kriti Sanon. The link-up rumours began after the two starred together in the 2016 film 'Raabta'. Sushant and Kriti, soon, joined the list of Bollywood's rumoured lovebirds.

Kriti Sanon even went on record and said that she is fond of Sushant. Soon, in 2018, rumours of the couple taking a break from each other spread like wildfire.

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Besides being a talented actor, Sushant was also a budding technopreneur. In 2018, in partnership with serial entrepreneur Varun Mathur, Sushant made his entrepreneural debut with the launch of Innsaei Ventures Pvt Ltd.

Innsaei, an ancient Icelandic word for intuition, is a first-of-its-kind venture that is working on the convergence of intellectual property and emerging technologies.

Sushant, an engineer by profession, was quoted saying, "Emerging technologies are disrupting socio-cultural and economic structures at an exponential pace and this will impact key areas like education, employment, entertainment and health."

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An actor, technopreneur and also a serial invester- Sushant had done it all. In 2017, Sushant bought a team in the Super Boxing League, the Delhi Gladiators and was excited to be a part of the sports arena, one that he was very passionate about.

Talking about his involvement, says Sushant, "I have always loved boxing and have been a big fan of Sylvester Stallone's Rocky series. I couldn't think of a better way to be associated with the sport that I love. It was high time that something of this scale happened in India and now that it is happening ,I'm really excited about this venture."

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