A Mumbai court on Tuesday sent Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, to police custody till July 23. The IT head of his company, Ryan Thorpe, was also arrested and sent to custody till July 23. Businessman Raj Kundra, arrested in the case of a pornographic film, was “actually running” the mobile application which streamed these videos, overseeing the content as well financial dealings, Mumbai Police said on Tuesday. Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale ealier said, “We have arrested Raj Kundra in this case on 19/7/21 as he appears to be the key conspirator of this. We have sufficient evidences regarding this. Investigation is in progress.”
The Property Cell of the Mumbai crime branch had in February this year registered an FIR in connection with the case and arrested nine persons soon after. Kundra’s name came up during the interrogation of the accused, police officers said. Apart from the case by Mumbai police, Kundra’s name had also cropped up in a similar case that had been registered by the Maharashtra Cyber police last year.
In other news, Mimi star Kriti Sanon, in an interview with indianexpress.com shared why a pregnant Kriti Sanon needed a 5 kg belly in Mimi. Kriti, who plays the titular role, believes the film can educate people in small towns about the concept. She shared, “I feel it can help to educate masses and break taboos in small towns where people don’t have an idea about surrogacy, just like how in the film Mimi had no idea but she is educated by Pankaj Tripathi’s character Bhanu.”
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Meezaan Jafri is gearing up for the release of Priyadarshan’s directorial Hungama 2. In a candid chat with indianexpress.com, he spoke about working with actors Paresh Rawal and Shilpa Shetty, how assisting Sanjay Leela Bhansali polished him and privileges of belonging to a filmy family. Meezaan also addressed the ‘hungama’ caused by link-up rumours with Navya Nanda and said, “Can’t involve those who want to lead private lives.”
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