Advertisement

HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014

SRK gets away with Rs. 100 fine for smoking

Bollywood Hungama   August 02, 2012
First Published: 07:14 IST(2/8/2012) | Last Updated: 17:28 IST(3/8/2012)

Celebrities have always caught the headlines when it comes to issues with the law. Not long ago, Shah Rukh Khan drew the ire of the law for smoking in public in Rajasthan during the last IPL.

The actor was asked to pay fine for his act recently. The judgment of the fine was pronounced by the Jaipur city court on a petition filed against the actor saying that the actor was "guilty" for smoking in public. The court asked the actor to pay Rs. 100 as fine.

However, soon after the court's judgment, Shah Rukh's counsel claimed that his client was ready to pay the fine and pleaded guilty putting an end to all legal trouble.

As for the complaint lodged, Anand Singh, who runs the Jaipur Cricket Academy, had filed the petition in the court complaining about SRK's act of smoking in public during an IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on April 8.

The case was filed under section 5 read with 11 of Rajasthan Prohibition of Smoking Act, 2000, which prohibits smoking at a public places.


SRK'S SMOKING TALE

SRK pleads guilty for smoking, okay with fine
Actor Shah Rukh Khan, under fire for smoking during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here last month, has pleaded guilty for the offence. On Saturday, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team owner sought exemption from personal appearance in a Jaipur court and expressed willingness to pay the fine.  STORY INSIDE

'Arrogant SRK trampling anti-tobacco laws'
India's premier anti-tobacco watchdog, NOTE has expressed concern over superstar Shah Rukh Khan's arrogant behaviour with which he time and again decides to  "trample" the law and smoke in public places. DETAILS

Shah Rukh Khan summoned by Jaipur court for smoking in public
The additional chief judicial magistrate (ACJM) court in Jaipur has summoned Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan for smoking in the stadium during an IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. REPORT

SRK smoking at an event


Shah Rukh Khan in legal trouble for smoking
A complaint was filed in a court here on Monday against Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan for publicly smoking at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Sunday between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders, a lawyer said. MORE

Farah Khan wants SRK to quit smoking
Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan, who recently patched up with old buddy Shah Rukh Khan, says she wants him to quit smoking.  INTERVIEW

SRK planning to quit smoking again
Shah Rukh Khan's earlier attempts at giving up smoking may have failed but the actor now intends to do away with cigarettes after the release of his ambitious film RA.One. "I want to give up smoking and will soon do it. Even my daughter keeps on asking me when I will quit it. I will give up the habit after RA.One releases," Shah Rukh told reporters at a promotional event of his film. MORE




SRK promises to quit smoking, after Don 2
At a time when actor Hrithik Roshan has been propagating the side effects of smoking among his family and friends, his close friend Shah Rukh Khan seems less likely to kick the butt anytime soon. It was learnt that a book on how to quit smoking helped Hrithik give up on this habit. He has reportedly been passing on the same book to his smoker buddies in Bollywood including Sanjay Dutt, Bobby Deol and others. READ MORE

MORE ON SRK

SRK got into a scuffle at Wankhede Stadium.
Top 10 Shah Rukh Khan controversies

Stardom comes at a price and SRK can surely vouch for it. King Khan has become one of the most controversial actors in B-Town owing to either his celebrity status, religion or behaviour. Here's a look at his top 10 controversies

I never make films for the Rs. 100 cr club: Shah Rukh Khan
Besides marking Akshay Kumar’s return to the popular genre — action — Prabhudheva’s Rowdy Rathore also paved way for the actor’s re-entry into the Rs. 100 cr club. This exclusive group seems to have become the coolest place for Bollywood stars to be in. INTERVIEW

Nobody could recreate the DDLJ magic: SRK
Shah Rukh Khan says that nobody canrecreate the magic of his most iconic romantic film, Dilwale Dhulaniya Le Jayenge. The 46-year-old actor made the statement at a promotional event of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming home production Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, where leading actors Farah Khan and Boman Irani recreated the magic of Simran and Raj of DDLJ in a poster. DOWN THE MEMORY LANE

No Shah Rukh Khan in buddy KJo’s next film
Till date, Karan Johar has directed four films. And apart from the fact that all of them have been major hits, they have another thing in common — his close friend Shah Rukh Khan has starred in all of them. But Karan’s fifth directorial film, the upcoming Student Of The Year (SOTY), will not feature SRK at all. BUT WHY?

SRK, Katrina to feature in soap ad together?
SRK-Katrina, who are starring together for the first time in Yash Chopra's next, will also team up for an advertisement. The duo will reportedly be seen in a new commercial for Lux. MORE

FIRST LOOK: SRK, Katrina in YRF's next


Poonam Pandey strips for SRK, trends worldwide on Twitter

She broke her tease of a promise to strip in 2011 when India won the World Cup. Come 2012 and Poonam Pandey has fulfilled a promise she made on Twitter to disrobe for Shah Rukh Khan if his Kolkata Knight Riders wins the IPL season 5. PIC INSIDE


(With additional inputs)

Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved