Further denting the nepotism angle that Kangana Ranaut has been championing, actor Ankita Lokhande has mentioned that producer Aditya Chopra and Ekta Kapoor had been all the time very supportive of Sushant Singh Rajput and that Sanjay Leela Bhansali offered him many movies. Ankita and Sushant dated for six years till 2016. He died by suicide on June 14, after which a number of individuals believed that he had been ostracised from the movie trade.
Ankita, in an interview to Times Now, mentioned, “Adi sir really supported him. Whenever he used to have a problem and he called Adi sir, he used to immediately call him back and ask him to meet him. Then Sushant used to go and meet him directly. If Sushant called him, he would immediately talk to him.”
Ankita mentioned that filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had offered each her and Sushant alternatives to work with him, however “we were the ones who did not take up.” Ankita mentioned that she is conscious of the talk that has been raging within the media since Sushant’s demise, however needs to make it clear that he wasn’t mistreated within the time that they had been collectively. She mentioned that she can not touch upon Karan Johar, who labored with Sushant after they broke up. “Agar mujhe pata hi nahi hai Karan Johar ke saath kya deal hui (I don’t know about the deal with Karan Johar), I have no idea about it but yes Aditya Chopra, Ekta Kapoor and Sanjay Leela Bhansali… I have seen that. They were all very supportive.”
Ankita in an earlier interview to Republic TV mentioned that Sushant’s sister instructed her that he had distanced himself from the household over the previous yr, across the time that he began courting Rhea Chakraborty. His household has accused Rhea of abetting his suicide. Ankita has harassed that Sushant wasn’t, to her information, depressed.
Ankita on Thursday was questioned by the Bihar Police at her Mumbai residence. More than 40 individuals, together with Bhansali and Aditya Chopra, have been questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection to the case to date, amid public strain to have it transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
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