Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise has started a debate on Bollywood nepotism and bullying. The actor died of suicide on June 14 and ever since then fans have been mourning the loss.
The netizens have taken to social media to blame Karan Johar and a string of others for his death. Several posts on social media suggested that Sushant was pulled out of several Bollywood projects and isolated by bigwigs of the industry which drove him to depression.
Now in the latest development, advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha from Muzaffarpur, Bihar has filed a case against 8 celebs from the industry including Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Salman Khan & Ekta Kapoor in relation to Sushant’s death.
According to ANI report, the case has been registered by Ojha on under Sections 306, 109, 504 & 506 of IPC in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide in a court in Muzaffarpur.
Speaking to ANI, the advocate said, “In the complaint, I have alleged that Sushant Singh Rajput was removed from around seven films and some of his films were not released. Such a situation was created which forced him to take the extreme step.”
I have filed a case against 8 people including Karan Johar, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Salman Khan & Ekta Kapoor under Sections 306, 109, 504 & 506 of IPC in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide case in a court in Muzaffarpur, Bihar: Advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha pic.twitter.com/9jNdqvXVKr
— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2020
For the uninitiated, it was earlier stated by Maharashtra Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh that Mumbai Police will probe into a professional rivalry angle too.
Filmmaker Karan Johar came under the scanner of netizens for his post mourning the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput as netizens connected one of Sushant’s old comment about not having a ‘godfather’ in the industry.