Raj Kundra to Shah Rukh Khan to Akshay Kumar: 11 Indian celebs who went to jail
Today, Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days by Killa court. Not for the same matter but there are many incident happened with Indian stars where they had to spend time in jail; here is a list of few
Bollywood actors are regarded and are seen as role models for many. The audience follows them for their larger than life image onscreen. But sometimes, these people/ celebs lose control in real life and get into trouble. A few of them had to spend some time in jail, so here is a list of actors who went to prison.
Raj Kundra: Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days by Killa court in a case related to the alleged creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some apps. Kundra, 45, was arrested on July 19 by Mumbai Police's Crime Branch, stating that they have enough evidence against the businessman.
Shah Rukh Khan: The superstar made this revelation in an interview that he was arrested in the initial days of the film industry and had to spend a few hours in prison. Once Shah Rukh Khan was very unhappy with a magazine editor for allegedly spreading lies about him in his written articles. Shah Rukh said that he got disturbed after reading the article and had a fight with the editor.
Salman Khan: Khan was involved in two serious crimes: hit and run and shooting a blackbuck during the shoot of his movie Hum Saath–Saath Hain in Rajasthan. Other actors from the film like Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Neelam and Sonali Bendre were acquitted in the same case. He was in jail for 7 days in 2007 for killing a deer in 1998.
Sanjay Dutt: He was sentenced to 5 years in jail for possessing illegal arms around the time of the serials blasts in Mumbai 1991-1993. In February 2016, the actor completed his five year jail term and was released.
Rhea Chakraborty: Last year, during the investigation of the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, his former girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty and her family have come under massive scrutiny. For a few months, Rhea was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and kept at the Byculla Jail. Later the court granted Rhea bail but with strict conditions.
John Abraham: In 2006, the actor was on his Hayabusa, when he lost control and hit a cycle and injured two pedestrians. John paid a penalty for rash and negligent driving and was jailed for 15 days.
Suniel Shetty: A businessman alleged that a cheque of Rs 10 lakh issued by Suniel Shetty bounced. Following this the actor was jailed in a cheque dishonour case. Later an application was moved, and he was granted bail.
Saif Ali Khan: He was once arrested based on a complaint filed against him by Mr Sharma, who claimed that the actor assaulted him and fractured his nose at Taj Hotel's Wasabi restaurant in Colaba. However, the actor was released on bail the same day.
Fardeen Khan: Mumbai Police arrested Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan for drug (cocaine) possession in 2001. But Fardeen's clear record came to his rescue. Following this he underwent a detoxification course. In 2012, the actor was granted bail with immunity in the drug case.
For raping his maid, Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja was sentenced to seven years in prison. The Gangster actor was found guilty by a special fast-track court. It is said that he maintained innocence throughout the trial.
Shiney Ahuja: The actor was sentenced to seven years in prison . The Gangster actor was found guilty by a special fast-track court. It is said that he maintained innocence throughout the trial.
Popularly known as Sanju Baba in Bollywood, he was sentenced to 5 years in jail for possessing illegal arms around the time of the serials blasts in Mumbai 1991-1993. In February 2016, the actor completed his five year jail term and was released.
Akshay Kumar: In 2009, Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar made an awkward demand of unzipping his jeans to wife Twinkle Khanna at the Lakme Fashion Week event. Later a case was filed against the couple for allegedly indulging in obscenity in public. Akshay Kumar spent some time in jail and was out on bail soon.