NCB summons Deepika Padukone’s manager Karishma in drug related case


Guwahati:  Widening its probe into the drug connection in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case, the NCB is set to summon Karishma Prakash, the manager of actress Deepika Padukone, and Dhruv Chitgopekar, CEO of Kwan talent management agency for questioning.

A top Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) official related to the probe said, “We have summoned Prakash, who works as a manager at Kwan and its CEO Dhruv”.

Now, according to ANI, Deepika’s manager has sought exemption from the investigation till September 25 on the grounds of ill health. The statement from NCB read, “Karishma Prakash, actor Deepika Padukone’s manager, has sought exemption from Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) investigation till 25th September on the grounds of ill health.”

Recently, Times Now reported that a few drug chats that came under NCB’s scrutiny had mentions of individuals with initials ‘D’ and ‘K’. While D has allegedly been identified as Deepika, ‘K’ is Karishma who is a KWAN Talent Management Agency employee. The news channel also stated that Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan are likely to be quizzed by the NCB soon.

Meanwhile, Deepika is currently in Goa for the shoot of her upcoming film helmed by Shakun Batra.