NCB issues notice to filmmaker Karan Johar, seeking details of parties he organized

Narcotics Control Bureau, NCB has issued notice to filmmaker Karan Johar, seeking details of parties he organised. He has been asked to send his response & produce documents, electronic evidence, with regard to the video in circulation, given by Shiromani Akali Dal, SAD MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa with his complaint.

In 2019, Karan had hosted a party, a video of which went viral claiming that most of those attending it were in an inebriated state. The SAD MLA attacked Karan over the video and asked police to take cognizance of the party where drugs were allegedly being used. In September this year, Sirsa approached the NCB with respect to the viral video, after the agency started its probe into the Bollywood drug link. 

On several occasions, Karan talked about the video and reiterated that no drug was consumed at the party and that the allegations were completely, baseless and false.


Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch

The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism


The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies