5 Bollywood actors with criminal charges

  1. Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt is one of the most controversial people of Bollywood. He was in imprisonment for illegal possession of weapons. He was caught with 9mm pistol and AK-56 rifle in 1993. He was booked under TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act) and was sentenced to 5-year jail by Supreme Court.

2. Salman Khan

Salman Khan has a lot of cases against him. On September 28, 2002, he was booked under culpable homicide when his car rammed onto a pavement in Mumbai killing pavement dweller. In another case, he was charged for killing two endangered blackbucks and chinkaras in 2006. In 2010, another case was filed against him over vulgarity of content being displayed in Bigg Boss (he is the host of the show).

3. Shiney Ahuja

Shiney Ahuja was arrested in 2009. He was accused of raping his 20-year-old maid. He was also accused of molesting his maid a day before this incident. Shiney Ahuja initially denied every accusation, but after he confessed his crime. Ahuja was sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment, but the Bombay High Court stayed his sentence on his appeal. Later, the maid was prosecuted for perjury and he was acquitted of charges of wrongful confinement and criminal intimidation.

4. Fardeen Khan

In 2001 actor Fardeen Khan faced criminal charges for possessing cocaine. Then again after 10 long years, in 2010, he was once again found with one gram cocaine by a special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act Court.

5. Sooraj Pancholi

Sooraj Pancholi was sent to jail on 10 June 2013 in the case of Jiah Khan’s mysterious suicide. Jiah was his ex-girlfriend and was found dead. He was later released on bail but there is still a suspense on Jiah’s death and the case is still ongoing. Jia Khan’s mother Rabiya Khan wrote, “All forensic evidence strongly suggests that Jiah was murdered and then hanged to make it look like suicide”.