Health is wealth. But when our health gets affected by something, our mental well-being also gets influenced. In today’s fast-paced world, human beings have to confront various situations like depression, peer pressure, anxiety and much more. Some people may start the habit of taking drugs, which is very much harmful to the health. One can inject, inhale, consume or smoke the drug and that needs to be avoided.
College youth in discos and pubs is the main target of the drug peddlers in Mumbai. Sometimes the slum dwellers who take drugs are seen lying on roadside in unconscious state. Apart from this, this horrible thing called drug has also reached the glitzy world of Bollywood. Some of the yesteryear stars as well as the present Bollywood celebrities are linked with the topic of drug abuse, in terms of possession, usage or transit. Here are top 10 B-Town celebs that are linked with this subject.
On May 5, 2001, Mumbai police arrested Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan for the drug possession. He was said to possess cocaine. In the same year, Khan underwent a detoxification course. With immunity, Fardeen was granted bail. In 2010, the actor featured in the movie ‘Dulha Mil Gaya’.
Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt was sentenced to 5-month jail as he was arrested in drug case in the year 1982. Then, he reportedly went to US-based rehabilitation center. During 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, Sanjay Dutt was arrested due to illegal possession of weapons. In the year 2016, Dutt came out of the jail. Dutt stated that he is not a terrorist and he wishes to leave behind those bad memories.
Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor is one of the most adored celebs today. The superstar has gained praises for his excellent character performances in his movies and his charming looks have captivated the viewers. He enjoys a huge fan following. In one of his interviews, Ranbir confessed that he used to smoke weed when he was in acting school. In his film ‘Rockstar’, the Kapoor lad is seen smoking in one of the scenes of the flick.
- Vijay Raaz
Vijay Raaz has earned praises for his acting skills and he has featured in the films like ‘Monsoon Wedding’. The actor was caught by UAE police at Abu Dhabi airport for possessing 25 gm of marijuana is his baggage.
- Yo Yo Honey Singh
He has a number of super hit songs on his name and this rapper cum star singer’s name was linked with drugs. Yo Yo Honey Singh was away from the limelight as he was in a rehabilitation center.
- Geetanjali Nagpal
She was extremely addicted to drugs. This former model was spotted spending nights in temples and parks in Delhi. The other day she was hounded by reporters, TV cameramen, etc. Geetanjali walked the ramp with Sushmita Sen.
- Gauri Khan
Shah Rukh Khan’s wife Gauri Khan was reportedly caught for the possession of marijuana at the Berlin airport. Post declaring marijuana is for personal use, Gauri was let go, as per the buzz.
- Susanne Khan
One more name in this drug abuse black list is of Hrithik Roshan’s wife Susanne Khan. Susanne, who is a businesswoman and has a great name in the field of interior designing, was said to have drug habit. Susanne and Hrithik separated officially in the year 2014.
- Rahul Mahajan
Although he is not a Bollywood personality, Rahul Mahajan caught everyone’s attention when he was in the television reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ with his all news updates. Former union cabinet minister Pramod Mahajan’s son Rahul became the topic of discussion over his excessive drug abuse. For overdose of cocaine, once Rahul had to take emergency medical help. He tied the knot with Dimpy Ganguly in television reality show ‘Rahul Ka Swayamvar’ but the marriage came to an end soon.
- Mamta Kulkarni
Along with her husband Vicky Goswami, this B-Town actress Mamta Kulkarni was said to be a main accused in a drug-racket worth multi-crore. The stimulantalluring Enforcement Agency of the US and the local Mombasa cops carried a joint operation and Mamta was held in it along with her husband.
Apart from these 10 celebs, the other big names that are linked with drugs include DJ Aqeel, Angad Bedi, Apoorva and Shilpa Agnihotri.
Disclaimer: Readers please note that the above details are gathered from the internet and it may or may not be correct.