Mumbai, August 18
Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna could have opened up a Pandoras Box along with his current feedback on Bollywood towards the backdrop of the Sushant Singh Rajput loss of life case.
In a few TV debates, Khanna — of the “Shaktiman” — has claimed that there have been many ‘murders in Bollywood’, which have been allegedly ‘declared as suicides’, previously.
His remarks have been greeted with murmurs of disbelief and disdain, whereas some dismissed allegations of the actor – fondly remembered for the position of ‘Bhishma Pitamah’ (“Mahabharata”) – as “the man who knows too much”.
Now, Khanna’s statements have develop into a possible case of motion — within the type of a letter to Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh — demanding that the utterances ought to kind the premise for the police to re-investigate all ‘Bollywood suicides which will have been potential murders’ previously 50 years or so.
Shiv Sena chief and Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavlamban Mission (VNSSM) President Kishore Tiwari — who’s accorded the standing of Minister of State — has shot off the letter to the Mumbai CP for an intensive probe into Khanna’s allegations in public curiosity.
“On August 13 in a debate on Republic TV, Khanna made the stunning declaration in the presence of the Editor Arnab Goswami, and several others like legal luminary Ujjwal Nikam, BJP leader Sambit Patra and even myself… Nobody questioned him on such a serious matter which he later repeated on at least one other channel, and others have followed it up prominently,” Tiwari advised IANS.
Taking the lead, Tiwari has urged (Mumbai CoP) Singh to arrange a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and probe Khanna’s TV feedback that “many crimes of murders in Bollywood are suppressed and turned into cases of suicide like the Sushant Singh Rajput case”.
Maharashtra dwelling division sources indicated that contemplating the intense nature of Khanna’s costs repeatedly overtly on a minimum of two TV channels, the federal government will search a report on the identical from the Director-General of Police.
“If he or anybody, has knowledge of any ‘murders sought to be turned into suicides’, as stated in the TV debates, they must share and depose before the police and the courts,” stated an official declining to be recognized.
As this quantities to ‘data of very critical cognizable crimes and even its conspiracy’, Tiwari stated the Police should instantly summon Khanna, Goswami and Patra “to share whatever inside knowledge they possess to enable a re-probe” of all such 100-odd crimes.
“Let them voluntarily reveal details of all such alleged murders-turned-suicides in the past 50 years, whether Khanna and others actually witnessed these alleged ‘murders’, who committed them – whether mafia in connivance with some Bollywood rogues or some ‘supari’ killers, etc,” Tiwari identified.
“However, if Khanna’s contentions are proved fake or false, then he and the others like Goswami and Patra, must face criminal action and be penalised for Rs100 crore each… “Let them realise that such free statements on a public platform paints Bollywood in poor mild, tarnishes the picture of Maharashtra Police and the credibility of your entire Indian Judiciary,” warned the Sena chief.
Tiwari additionally lauded Khanna’s braveness for “pointing a finger at (Bollywood) where there is so much hidden muck” of which the Sushant case is only one off-shoot, and this may now end in a ‘Maha Swachhata Abhiyan’ to cleanse the movie business.
He admitted Khanna’s statements pose large ramifications for your entire Bollywood, company, tv media and political world, apart from the individuals at giant who’ve full religion within the police and judiciary which was shaken by such statements. IANS