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    Court orders fresh probe against Kangana, sister Rangoli over 'hateful & derogatory' social media posts

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    The court has asked the police to submit a report on the inquiry by December 5. ​​

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    The development comes after a casting director had filed an FIR against Ranaut for creating 'communal tension' through her tweets.
    A Mumbai court, on Thursday, ordered a probe into 'Panga' actress Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel's 'hateful' and 'derogatory' social media posts against a particular community.

    Metropolitan magistrate Bhagawat T Zirape ordered the inquiry, saying that it was necessary in deciding the role of the accused.

    The court has asked the police to submit a report on the inquiry by December 5.

    Advocate Ali Kashif Khan Deshmukh had approached the court saying that no action was taken by Amboli police, where he had lodged the complaint against the sisters.

    As per the complaint, Chandel had posted a hate speech on Twitter in April targeting a particular community, following which her account on the micro-blogging site was suspended.

    The 'Queen' actress had later posted a video in support of her sister over her controversial tweets.

    In the video that was released on various social media platforms, she called a sect of that community as terrorist, the complaint said.

    This way, both the accused posted hateful and derogatory statements against the community, it said.

    The development comes after a casting director, Sahil Ashrafali Sayyed, had lodged the complaint in the court, seeking its direction for registration of an FIR under IPC sections 153A (promoting enmity), 295A (malicious acts intended to outrage the religious feelings), 124A (sedition) against Ranaut and her sister.

    The court had asked the police to investigate the complaint against Ranaut for allegedly trying to create communal tension through their tweets.

    (With inputs from PTI)

    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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