Mumbai Police reveal minute details about Mahesh Bhatt’s interrogation, Karan Johar to be questioned on Drive

Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt was summoned by the Mumbai Police on Monday for an investigation in Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide. The Mumbai Polie are all set to record a statement from the director-producer Karan Johar in this same investigation later this week.
Bhatt was questioned about his association with the late actor “Bhatt told us that he had met Rajput only twice, the first time in August 2018, after which he had also praised Rajput in a Twitter post, and the second time in January this year,” the officer added.
Bhatt did not offer any movie or didn’t even talk of casting Sushant in either of their meetings, the officer said. “At the first meeting, they spoke about a book Bhatt claimed to have been writing at that time,” said the officer.
After asked upon the allegations made by the people on social media that he only casts well-established actors in his movies, Bhatt told the police his production house Vishesh films only worked with the newcomers.“We called Bhatt to corroborate certain facts that have come to light during the course of the investigation and to clear doubts in people’s minds about our investigations,” the officer said.
The Mumbai Police will be recording Karan Johar’s statement later this week, he will be asked about the movie Drive which starred Sushant Singh Rajput and was released under Dharma Productions. Before summoning Johar, the police is willing to question the Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta on Tuesday in an association with the actor for a contract signed during the film Drive.
The police received a piece of information on Rajput’s viscera from Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) last week. “The FSL has informed us that there are no signs of poisoning in the viscera. On the basis of our probe so far, there is no evidence of foul play,” the officer said. Parth Pawar, the son of state Finance Minister Ajit Pawar, met state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Monday, made a request to him for considering transferring the probe to CBI. Parth claims to receive emails, messages, and phone calls from youngsters in several states, Pawar wrote to Deshmukh: “…the youth of this nation demands a logical and fair closure of this case, so that justice is delivered to Sushant.” Adding that he mentioned he has complete trust in the investigation which is carried out by the Mumbai Police, Pawar said: “…the purpose of justice can be better served by referring the said inquiry to CBI.”