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    Mumbai court orders probe against Kangana, sister Rangoli over tweets & 'objectionable' comments

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    Sayyed alleged that Ranaut has been trying to divide the artists on the communal lines.

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    Bandra metropolitan magistrate Jaydeo Y Ghule passed the order on Friday.
    A court in Mumbai has asked the police to investigate the complaint lodged against 'Panga' actress Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel for allegedly trying to create communal tension through their tweets.

    Bandra metropolitan magistrate Jaydeo Y Ghule passed the order on Friday.

    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 the actor and her sister, his lawyer Ravish Zamindar said.

    Ranaut, who is currently living in her Manali home, took to Twitter to wish her fans on the occasion of Navratra, and also reacted to the FIR against her. "Another FIR filed against me, Pappu sena in Maharashtra seems to be obsessing over me, don’t miss me so much I will be there soon," wrote Ranaut in her tweet.


    The complainant has alleged that the actor has been defaming Bollywood since the last two months by calling it a "hub of nepotism", "favouritism", etc, through her tweets and television interviews.

    In the complaint, he said that Ranaut has tweeted "very objectionable" comments, which has not only hurt his religious sentiments, but also the feelings of many artists.

    Sayyed alleged that Ranaut has been trying to divide the artists on the communal lines.

    "Her sister, too, has made objectionable comments on social media to spread communal tension between two religious groups," the complaint said.

    Upon perusal of the documents on record and the lawyer's submission, the court found that "cognisable offence" has been committed by the accused.

    It then directed the police stationconcerned to initiate necessary action and investigation against the actor and her sister under relevant provisions of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC).

    "Total allegations are based upon the comments made on electronic media- Twitter and interviews- and a thorough investigation by an expert is necessary," the court said.

    (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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    2 Comments on this Story

    Binu Pillai5 days ago
    BJP IT Cell coolies are supporting her, to make way for BJP caste politics in Maharashtra.
    Shashank Jain6 days ago
    It looks freedom of speech is for everyone except one who speaks either for Hindus or against Muslim terrorists/act of terror..
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