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    Bombay HC asks Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli to appear before Mumbai Police on January 8

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    The Mumbai Police, last week, summoned Ranaut and her sister for the third time.

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    The High Court, after hearing the plea, has asked the 'Panga' actress and her sister to appear before Mumbai Police on January 8.
    On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court heard actress Kangana Ranaut's plea to quash the FIR registered by Mumbai Police in Bandra against her and sister Rangoli Chandel for allegedly "trying to create hatred and communal tension" through their posts on social media. The High Court, after hearing the plea, has asked the 'Panga' actress and her sister to appear before Mumbai Police on January 8.

    The plea challenged the order of the Police Inspector Bandra, to take cognizance of the offences committed by Ranaut and her sister Rangoli in connection with the FIR alleging hate tweets on their Twitter handle.

    "Kangana and Rangoli have filed a petition in the Bombay High Court for quashing of the FIR and the magistrates order," their advocate Rizwan Siddiquee told PTI on Monday.

    The Mumbai Police, last week, summoned Ranaut and her sister for the third time to record their statements on November 23 and 24 for allegedly promoting enmity between two communities.

    The police have filed the FIR against Ranaut and her sister under IPC sections 153-A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race), 295-A (deliberate acts hurting religious sentiments) and 124-A (sedition), 34 (common intention).

    Kangana Managed By Sister Rangoli; Other Celebs Who Too Mixed Family & Showbiz

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    Sister, Sister

    Actress Kangana Ranaut is used to making news, be it for winning a National Award, creating waves at the box office, or even for her personal life. The actress is known to not mince her words, even if it means things not always working in her favour. While Ranaut doesn’t shy away from commenting on issues she feels strongly about, recently the ‘Manikarnika’ actress has been receiving flak from a section of the media.

    However, it’s not just Ranaut’s statements that have come under scrutiny, but also that of her sister and manager, Rangoli Chandel. Chandel’s tweets often slamming anyone and everyone in Bollywood, have received criticism. Several fans have even taken to the microblogging site to say that Rangoli, whose Twitter bio reads 'Manager & Sister to #KanganaRanaut' may be harming the 'Queen' star's image and overshadowing her work. some have even requested the actress to hire a professional publicist.

    But Kangana isn't the first celebrity to be managed by a family member. Several others have also taken the family route when it comes to professional matters.


    (Image: Instagram/rangoli_r_chandel)

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