The NCB is likely to summon actor Deepika Padukone and her manager, Karishma Prakash, as part of its larger investigation into the supply and use of drugs in Bollywood.
The on-going investigation took a sensational turn when Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone’s name surfaced in a drug chat.
NCB sources, according to reports, stated that some of these chats were purportedly between Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma Prakash and one ‘D’, they said.
Deepika Padukone’s name emerges in one of the WhatsApp chats where the actor is allegedly asking for ‘maal, hash’ from a certain person ‘K’. Meanwhile, Deepika’s manager Karishma Prakash has been summoned by NCB for questioning.
After Rhea Chakraborty’s talent manager, Jaya Saha’s name surfaced in some text messages with Rhea, two more names are now in the spotlight indicating a possible Bollywood-Drug link. Republic Media Network accessed WhatsApp chats of two top Bollywood actresses- ‘D’ and ‘K’ who were both a part of WhatsApp group with Jaya Saha and were discussing drugs. It is now confirmed that ‘D’ is Deepika Padukone.
According to reports, in one of the conversations between Deepika and her manager the actress allegedly asked her manager to bring “hash” to a posh club where she was partying.
This exchange of messages between the two happened in October 2017 on WhatsApp.