Actor Siddhanth was detained after a drug raid in Bengaluru; Here's what happen.
'It is confirmed that Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor's son Siddhant Kapoor took drugs. He tested positive for taking drugs in the blood test report,' DCP, East division, Bengaluru City said
Bengaluru cops on Monday detained actor Shakti Kapoor's son Siddhanth Kapoor during a raid at a rave party in a hotel on Sunday night. Siddhant is among the six people allegedly found to have consumed drugs, news agency ANI reported. Later, in a statement by Dr. Bheemashankar S. Guled, DCP, East division, Bengaluru City said, “It is confirmed that Bollywood actor Shakti Kapoor's son Siddhant Kapoor took drugs. He tested positive for taking drugs in the blood test report. Hence, he has been brought to Ulsoor police station".
According to police, the rave party was on at a posh hotel on the MG Road on Sunday night when a police team raided the place and arrested them.
Karnataka | Actor Shraddha Kapoor's brother Siddhanth Kapoor detained during police raid at a rave party in a Bengaluru hotel, last night. He is among the 6 people allegedly found to have consumed drugs: Bengaluru Police pic.twitter.com/UuHZKMzUH0— ANI (@ANI) June 13, 2022
What father did Shakti Kapoor say?
According to a report, from times drop Livemint's sister publication, Siddhanth Kapoor's father Shakti Kapoor expressed shock after the news broke. The Andaz Apna Apna actor told the daily, "He (Siddhanth) is a DJ (disc jockey) and he plays at parties, and that’s what he was in Bengaluru for. I don’t know where are all these reports coming from".
He added that he will be talking to his son soon but rejected the drug angle. "But I know this can't be true," the actor said. The police had unearthed drug abuse in a section of the Kannada film industry in 2020. They had then arrested actors Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani and former minister late Jeevaraj Alva's son Aditya Alva.
Siddhanth Kapoor has acted in several Hindi films such as 'Shootout at Wadala', 'Chehre', Ugly', etc. He has also worked as an assistant director in movies like, ' Bhool Bhulaiyaa', 'Chup Chup Key, 'Dhol', and ' Bhagam Bhag'. Siddhanth Kapoor's sister Shraddha was questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau in 2020 in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case over alleged possession of drugs. However, nothing substantial was proved.
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