Mumbai: Three Khans of Bollywood, 34 production houses, producers, and including artists, have filed a case against two Indian channels for calling Bollywood a drug hub and the dirtiest industry.
According to Indian media, actors Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, and Karan Johar have accused of irresponsibly reporting on the case of actor Shant Singh Rajput, calling Bollywood a drug addict and the country’s dirtiest industry and 34 major production houses and artists including Aditya Chopra and Farhan Akhtar have filed a case against two Indian news channels in the Delhi High Court.
The channels against which the case has been registered include Republic TV and two journalists of the same channel, Arnab Goswami and Pradeep Bhandari. In contrast, the other channel is Times Now and its journalists Rahul Shivshankar and Novika Kumar. The lawsuit alleges that the two channels used derogatory language against Bollywood, including “filth”, “filth” and “drugs”.
Furthermore, the producers also said that these channels also uttered provocative phrases against Bollywood in which “this is Bollywood that needs to be cleaned up”, “all Arab perfumes of Bollywood” “Bollywood is the dirtiest industry in the country,” he said.
It should be noted that on June 14 this year, Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput had committed suicide. Sushant suicide has been India’s most prominent topic for the past several months. In the investigation of this case, as well the drug trafficking case, Sushant Singh’s friend Reha and many big names of Bollywood have come to light.