The chief govt officer of Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions recorded his assertion right this moment within the dying of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Apoorva Mehta reached the Amboli police station at round 12 pm.
Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, was discovered lifeless at his Bandra residence in Mumbai on June 14. He was seen final yr with Jacqueline Fernandez in Dharma Productions film “Drive”, which was launched on Netflix in November.
Apoorva Mehta additionally carried the contract papers signed by Sushant Singh Rajput and the manufacturing home to the police station, information company PTI reported.
Filmmaker Karan Johar is also known as by the Mumbai Police this week to document assertion within the dying case, sources have mentioned. The 48-year-old director-turned producer was closely criticised on social media after the actor’s dying final month as many accused him of nepotism.
Mr Johar had tweeted a be aware shortly after the actor’s dying. “I blame myself for not having been in contact with you for the previous yr. I’ve felt at instances like you’ll have wanted individuals to share your life with however someway by no means adopted up on that feeling, won’t ever make the identical mistake once more,” he had mentioned final month.
Yesterday, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt joined the investigation within the dying case. He recorded his statements earlier than Deputy Commissioner of Police Abhishek Trimukhe.
Over 40 individuals have recorded their statements up to now within the case, together with movie critic Rajeev Masand, director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, filmmaker Aditya Chopra, director Mukesh Chhabra, filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor, amongst others.
Police final month mentioned Sushant Singh Rajput had died by suicide. They’re now investigating allegations if skilled rivalry, apart from medical melancholy, drove the actor to suicide. His good friend Rhea Chakraborti has demanded a CBI probe into his dying.
On Sunday, Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh was quoted as saying by information company ANI: “Mahesh Bhatt will likely be known as for questioning and we’ll later name Karan Johar’s supervisor too. If required Karan Johar can be known as for the questioning in Sushant Singh Rajput case.”
Kangana Ranaut has alleged that Sushant Singh Rajput was a sufferer of nepotism within the movie business. She was requested to hitch the investigation final week. A day after the actor’s dying, she had launched a two-minute video talking extremely of him.
Final week, Kangana Ranaut, who’s at her Manali residence in Himachal Pradesh amid coronavirus lockdown, advised police that she will be able to document the assertion just about or a crew may be despatched to Manali to document her assertion in particular person.
Sushant Singh Rajput made his Bollywood debut in 2013 with the film – “Kai Po Che”. He was appreciated for his efficiency in 2015 film “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!”, “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story”, “Sonchiriya” and “Chhichhore”.
“Dil Bechara”, his final film that was launched on Friday on Disney+ Hotstar, has drawn reward from critics.
(With inputs from PTI, ANI)