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Dia Mirza denies drug charges, says 'never consumed any narcotic substance' | SSR case

Actress Dia Mirza took to Twitter and said that she never ever consumed or got drugs in her life. Dia Mirza's named surfaced in the drug probe by the NCB in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput death case. The names of Deepika Padukone, her manager Karishma Prakash, Jaya Saha and Namrata Shirodkar have also surfaced in NCB probe.

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New Delhi Updated on: September 23, 2020 6:19 IST
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In a shocking turn of events, more names from the Bollywood industry have surfaced as Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) widened its interrogation and grilled Sushant Singh Rajput's former business manager Shruti Modi and talent manager Jaya Saha. Actress like Shraddha Kapoor, Deepika Padukone and Dia Mirza, among others are said to be connected to the drugs nexus and WhatsApp chats have emerged which claim that they used to curate drugs and consume them. However, Dia Mirza took to Twitter to strongly refute such reports and called them "baseless". Earlier, Rhea Chakraborty had named Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet singh and Simmone Khambatta in the drugs probe. NCB will summon these actresses this week for interrogation.

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NCB source related to the probe said, "This week, we will be sending summons to Sara, Shraddha and several others for questioning." The agency will ask them to join the probe next week. On Monday, NCB grilled Jaya Saha for over five hours over alleged chats related to drugs. An NCB source said that Saha was also questioned about her drug chats with several other celebrities. 

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  • 11:17 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Other than drug angle Jaya Saha also taken given basic Introduction and correlation with SSR in professional terms to investigating agencies ..In that basic questions Jaya also describe her professional relationship with SSR and Disha Salian ....

    --Jaya Saha statement reveals about Kwan and SSR : 

    # Jaya Saha revealed details about her work at the Kwan Talent Management agency 

    # Sushant Singh Rajput was also managed by the Kwan Talent Management agency.

    # Jaya Saha is one of the partners of Kwan Talent Management. 

    # There are around ten partners in Kwan. Jaya holds 2 percent stakes in the firm.

    # Jaya Saha started working with Sushant Singh Rajput in 2016. And got him to sign six films. The films were Drive, Sonchiriya, Kedarnath, Chhichhore.

    # For Drive, Sushant Singh Rajput got a payment of Rs 2.25 crore. For Sonichiriya and Kedarnath, he got Rs 5 crore and 6 crore respectively. Sushant Singh Rajput was paid Rs 5 crore for Chhichhore and Rs 3.5 crore for Dil Bechara.

    # Other than films, Jaya Saha also got Sushant Singh Rajput endorsements and events of 21 brands between 2016 and 2019.

    # Jaya Saha, in her statement, revealed that she last spoke to Sushant Singh Rajput on June 5, about a film being made by Kumar Mangal. She also said that Sushant Singh Rajput liked the script but didn’t agree to the signing amount of Rs 6 crore. The actor had demanded Rs 12 crore.

    # Jaya Saha also said that when she met Sushant Singh Rajput in March 2020, he was not keeping well. She added that while she met him, he would often start walking and go inside the bedroom and then come back. The actor would repeat this multiple times. Jaya Saha further said that Sushant Singh Rajput had informed her about his depression in December.

    # Jaya Saha has also worked with Disha Salian, who worked for Sushant Singh Rajput between March and May 2020, through Bunty Sajdeh’s Cornerstone talent management company.

    # Jaya Saha worked with Disha Salian at Kwan Talent Management for a year, between 2018 and 2019. Jaya Saha has also said in her statement that Disha Salian had not met Sushant while working at Kwan. Jaya Saha further added she herself used to deal with Sushant Singh Rajput regarding projects like films and endorsements.

    (JP Singh)

  • 8:39 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Presently, NCB is investigating on two different layers. The first layer-drug and Bollywood connection is being investigated by NCB, in which the names of 4 big actresses have already appeared. In the first layer of investigation, the NCB has seized mobile chats that have revealed two very important names which include an actor who has his own production house.

    Another name is that of an actress Right now NCB has not made any plan to send these two summons because first the agency is collecting evidence and the rest of the evidence agency Under this first layer, first Dhruv, Madhu's statement will be questioned, and Karisma Prakash's statement will be taken, after that the agency will take the next step regarding these two.

    In the second layer, the interrogation of Shruti Modi and Jaya Saha will continue.

    (JP Singh)

  • 6:30 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    Dia Mirza reacts after her name emerges in drugs probe

    "I would like to strongly refute and categorically deny this news as being false, baseless and with mala fide intentions," writes Dia Mirza on Twitter.

  • 5:04 PM (IST) Posted by Tripti Karki

    After Deepika Padukone, Dia Mirza's name emerges in drugs chat.

  • 2:40 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    The name of another actress comes forth during questioning with Anuj Keswani.

  • 2:37 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Rhea Chakraborty & Showik Chakraborty have filed bail applications in the NDPS case before the Bombay High Court. It will come up for hearing on 23rd September. Details of the applications will be shared after the hearing: Satish Maneshinde, lawyer for the siblings

  • 2:37 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Increasing troubles ahead for Jaya Saha

    Jaya's name has surfaced in many drug chats. When NCB questioned Jaya Saha yesterday, she was unable to answer a lot of questions properly. It is coming out in the investigation that Jaya was providing drugs to a lot of people. NCB team is in search of the drug peddler who was giving drugs to Jaya. Whether or not there will be an arrest today is not yet decided.

    -Abhay Parashar

  • 2:33 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    AIIMS's forensic team is out of Delhi for another CBI case. Therefore, there was no meeting today. Now this meeting will be held on another day.

    -Gonika Arora

     

  • 2:31 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    According to sources, CBI and AIIMS Forensic experts are still not meeting today. The meeting has been postponed as the medical team CFSL's internal exam is not completed yet. 

    -Abhay Parashar

     

  • 2:29 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Raveena Tandon shares her views on Bollywood drug-probe, wants a 'clean up'

  • 2:12 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

  • 2:03 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea Chakraborty to remain in judicial custody till October 6

    Rhea Chakraborty's judicial custody was supposed to end today. She was produced before the court via video conferencing where her custody has been extended. Now, the actress will remain in Byculla jail till October 6.

  • 1:49 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea Chakraborty filed bail plea in high court

    As Rhea Chakraborty's judicial plea comes to an end today, her legal team files bail plea in the high court

  • 1:13 PM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    NCB continues to interrogate Jaya Saha

    The NCB has been questioning Jaya Saha for the last half-hour on Bollywood drugs chat. Deepika Padukone's manager Karisma Prakash and Shruti Modi have also been called for questioning.

  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Jaya Saha reaches NCB guest house

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Shriya Bhasin

    Jaya Saha is likely to be arrested soon by the Narcotics Control Bureau: Sources

  • 11:38 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Manoj Tiwari expresses sadness on big names surfacing in drugs probe from Bollywood

    Bhojpuri superstar and BJP MP Manoj Tiwari reacts to the names surfacing in the Bollywood drug probe. He claims that the entire industry isn't like this, but there are a few because of whom the film industry is getting defamed. The actor said that stars like Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor and others are role models and their involvement in drugs is not appreciative. He also says that this will impact the future of our country as many people consider these stars as their role model and follow them in everything.

  • 10:30 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Madhu Mantena called for interrogation on 23 Sept

    Madhu Mantena is one of the directors of KWAN. Previously he was co-founder and partner at Phantom Films with Anurag Kashyap with Vikas Bhalla (accused in metoo) and Vikramaditya Motwani.

  • 9:50 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Rhea Chakraborty's judicial custody to end today

    The Mumbai's special court sent Rhea Chakraborty in judicial custody till September 22. The actress was in Byculla Jail and her custody will end today. NCB will produce the actress in court via video conferencing. Rhea's legal team can apply for bail in high court today.

  • 9:04 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    The name of Bollywood producer, Madhu Mantena Verma, has also surfaced in the NCB investigation. His chats with Jaya Saha has come into the limelight. NCB will summon Madhu Mantena Verma in the coming days.

  • 9:02 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    KWAN CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar called for questioning

    KWAN CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar has been called for questioning by NCB today. He will arrive at the NCB office by afternoon.

    READ FULL DETAILS HERE

  • 8:59 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Deepika Padukone may get a summon by the end of this week by NCB for interrogation. Before her, Shraddha Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Simmone Khambatta will be called for questioning.

    (Abhay Parashar)

  • 7:01 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Kangana Ranaut mocks Deepika Padukone

    Actress Kangana Ranaut mocked Deepika Padukone after the actress's name surfaces in the drugs probe. She tweeted, "Repeat after me, depression is a consequence of drug abuse. So called high society rich star children who claim to be classy and have a good upbringing ask their manager ,” MAAL HAI KYA?”"

    READ FULL STORY HERE

  • 6:32 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Deepika Padukone's name surfaces in drugs chat

    A few drug chats that came under NCB's scrutiny had mentions of individuals with initials 'D' and 'K'. While D has allegedly been identified as Deepika Padukone, 'K' is Karishma who is a KWAN Talent Management Agency employee. It is expected that Karishma, who manages Deepika, will be questioned today by the NCB.

  • 6:28 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    NCB to summon Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor for questioning in Sushant case

    Widening its probe into the drugs angle in the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will summon Bollywood actors Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor for questioning. A top NCB source related to the probe said: "This week, we will be sending summons to Sara, Shraddha and several others for questioning."

    Besides them, the NCB will also summon actor Rakul Preet Singh and fashion designer Simone Kambhatta. He said that the agency will ask them to join the probe next week.

    READ FULL STORY HERE

  • 6:27 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    NCB interrogates Jaya Saha, Shruti Modi in drugs-related case

    The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday questioned Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's talent manager Jaya Saha and celebrity manager Shruti Modi in a drugs-related case for more than five hours Saha was questioned for over five hours by NCB sleuths over alleged chats related to drugs. An NCB source said that Saha was also questioned about her drug chats with several other celebrities.

    The official said that the agency has asked Saha to appear before it once again on Tuesday.

    READ FULL STORY HERE