Bollywood is all about glamour, fame, luxury, class and in India Bollywood celebs are treated as a god. But have you ever pondered upon the fact that these pseudo-gods are just merely humans? One thing that remains constant in life is change and one thing that remains constant in the celebs lives are star power, fan culture, and drug abuse. In spite of it being illegal in India, the drug menace has managed to hit the rich and high flying celebrities from the glamour world of B’wood.
11. AJAZ KHAN
Former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan on 22nd October late night has been arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Navi Mumbai Police for alleged possession of banned drugs, the official said on 23rd October. The actor was arrested in Belapur from a hotel room with eight tablets of the prohibited ‘ecstasy’ tablets, which are popular in rave parties.
10. SANJAY DUTT
There is none who are unaware about the Munna Bhai’s case. Son of legendary actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt was arrested in 1982 for possession of drugs, wherein he was sentenced to 5 months jail, later to which he was sent to the US for rehab on his father’s suggestion. Since then, Sanjay has been a changed man and has had no hesitations in sharing his drug addiction in public.
9. RANBIR KAPOOR
In an interview the 21st generation most loved actor of Bollywood revealed to having done his fair share of a pot (marijuana) during his days at the film school. He also admitted that later he tried it during Rockstar as an acting tool to focus better.
8. VIJAY RAAZ
Extensively well-liked ‘Kauwwa Biryani’ actor in 2005 was arrested with 25 grams of marijuana at the Dubai airport, at that time the actor was shooting for Deewane Huye Paagal in Dubai.
7. FARDEEN KHAN
On 5th May 2001 once the prince of Bollywood, son of veteran actor Feroz Khan was arrested in Mumbai with a small quantity of cocaine from the Juhu area. Post to which in the same year Fardeen underwent a detoxification course.
6. AFTAB SHIVDASANI
In Pune, a nightclub alleged that they caught the actor red-handed doing drugs in the club. Since then the Masti actor has refused all such claims but the nightclub management revealed that the actor threatened the club of “pulling political strings” to shut it down.
5. MAMTA KULKARNI
The glamorous Bollywood actress of 90’s has lived quite a life in these past years. Mamta Kulkarni with her Druglord husband Vicky Goswami was recently named as a prime accused in a multi-crore drug racket and were caught in a drug racket in Kenya. As per the reports, the couple was detained in a joint operation carried out by the Drug Enforcement Agency of the US and the local Mombasa police.
4. APURVA AND SHILPA AGNIHOTRI
Apurva and Shilpa were arrested in a rave party by Mumbai police that featured other guests as well. The popular TV couple was caught red-handed doing drugs on the scene.
3. ANGAD BEDI
Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia’s husband Angad Bedi was caught by Mumbai police in the same rave party with Apurva and Shilpa Agnihotri. Even though the son of former Indian cricketer, Bishan Singh Bedi was far from the headlines when the story broke, police officials have stated that he was one of the celebrities doing drugs in the party.
2. DJ AQEEL
One of the leading Disc Jockey of India, Aqeel was arrested on charges of possessions of illegal drugs at Dubai airport. In his bag 0.4 grams of ecstasy was found, later to which he was taken to the anti-narcotics cell.
1. PARVEEN BABI
The yesteryear’s Indian film actress, model and interior designer Parveen Babi had a rocky personal life and our parents are the spectator to that. Parveen Babi was at the peak of her career when she fell in love with the film director Mahesh Bhatt. Soon their fairytale love story ended; post her breakup Parveen Babi was reportedly addicted to LSD. Then on 20th January 2005, we witnessed Parveen Babi’s demise and cause of death was said to be multiple organ failure because of diabetes.