Karisma Prakash, former manager of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, reached Mumbai’s NCB office for questioning on Wednesday (November 4), a Hindustan Times report said. The Narcotics Control Bureau, which had stepped up the investigation into the alleged Bollywood drugs nexus post Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, recovered 1.7 grams of charas from Karisma’s residence last month. The drugs-law enforcement agency issued summons to Prakash and asked him to appear on October 27.
A PTI report states that Karishma Prakash has filed an anticipatory bail plea in a Mumbai court, which has heated the case on 7 November. The NCB told the court that the agency would not take any “drastic action” against Prakash in the drugs case till 7 November.
Deepika Padukone and Karishma Prakash appeared before the NCB for questioning in Mumbai on 26 September. The agency also convicted Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan and Rakul Preet Singh in the drugs case involving Sushant’s death.
Deepika and Karishma’s name surfaced after their alleged WhatsApp chat surfaced during the investigation. Mumbai Piku ‘actress flew from Goa to Mumbai to appear before NCB for questioning.
Karan gave statement on Karisma Prakash’s resignation
Karishma Prakash has resigned from the KWAN management company, which manages Deepika Padukone and other Bollywood stars. The company issued a statement saying that Prakash resigned last month and it was accepted immediately. It also said that Prakash had nothing to do with any artist including Padukone.
“Karishma Prakash resigned on October 21 with immediate effect and it was accepted. Now she has nothing to do with KWAN or any artist who represents agency Deepika Padukone. The ongoing investigation Karishma Prakash as a person is with. The statement said, we will request media houses and reporters to include this fact while reporting on the issue.