Bollywood And Drugs Connection Is Not New; Here’s List Of Celebrities Who Had Drug Connection In the Past

by Shatakshi Gupta

The suspicion of ‘conspiracy of drugs’ in the case of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death is deepening. The drugs angle has been revealed by WhatsApp chats of Riya Chakraborty and her friends, and hence the Narcotics Control Bureau is going to investigate the case.  This is not the first time that the name of Bollywood and drugs has come together. Before this, many celebrities of the industry have come in news for this. Today we are going to tell you about some such Celebs.

Sanjay Dutt     

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Sanjay Dutt has been the most infamous for taking drugs.  It has been depicted well in his biopic ‘Sanju’.  Sanjay became addicted to drugs during his school days.  Then when his mother Nargis died in 1981, the drug addiction increased after that.  He was also jailed for 5 months in 1982 for possessing drugs.  At that time, Sanjay’s father Sunil Dutt raised him from a difficult time.  Sunil Dutt got Sanjay a special treatment at the Rehabilitation Centre in the US.

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor was also once trapped in drug addiction. He admitted in an interview that he started taking drugs right from school days.  After this, he got addicted to it.  However, now he has got rid of this bad addiction but still, he is a chain smoker.

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Fardeen Khan

 Fardeen Khan, who had once gained a huge female following with his charming looks, was also addicted to drugs.  Fardeen Khan was arrested in 2001 for possessing cocaine.  He spent 5 days in jail but was subsequently released on bail.  Fardeen then went directly to the Rehabilitation Centre from the jail.

Vijay Raj

Actor Vijay Raj, who made people laugh with his comedy in movies like ‘Run’, ‘Bombay to Goa’, ‘Welcome’, Dhamaal and many others has also been arrested in the case of drugs.  He was arrested in 2005 for possessing drugs in Dubai. Later, he was released on bail. 

Mamta Kulkarni

Mamta, once who ruled the heart of her fans, was allegedly indulged in 2000 crore drug racket. According to reports, in January 2016, drug smugglers had a meeting at Hotel Bliss in Mombasa, Kenya.  Mamta attended this meeting with her husband Vicky Goswami.  Vicky is said to be one of the biggest drug lords of India. However, these allegations were later rejected by Mamta.

 Honey Singh

Honey Singh, who was very popular among youngsters for his Rap song, has also been caught in the clutches of drugs.  He was addicted to alcohol and drugs to such an extent that after a time he was not recognizable at all.  He had to undergo treatment at the Rehab Centre for a year.  Honey Singh got rid of this addiction but it had an everlasting impression on his career.

 Prateek Babbar

In 2017, Prateek Babbar, son of Raj Babbar, admitted being a drug addict. He was vulnerable for 5 years.  Prateek had said that he started taking drugs due to the consecutive flop films and failure of the relationship with actress Amy Jackson.  However, he has recovered now.

Geetanjali Nagpal

Geetanjali Nagpal, a model of 90s, was once used to walk on the ramp with Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen.  Later, she became so addicted to drugs that she also worked as a maid to get drugs. In the last days of her life, she was seen begging on the streets of Delhi.