Comedian Raju Srivastava has questioned actor Krushna Abhishek for supporting Bharti and asked if he's defending her for 'taking drugs'.
After comedian Bharti Singh and her husband Harsh Limbachiyaa were arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau, 'The Kapil Sharma Show' co-star and friend Krushna Abhishek had come out in support of them. Rubbishing rumours of the laughter queen being sacked from the Sony TV show, Abhishek had said that Singh has his 'unconditional support'.
Questioning the same, Srivastava in a recent interview said, "When Krushna says he stands by Bharati, does he mean he defends her for taking drugs? Is that the kind of image that he wants to project of the comedy community, as stands-ups who stand up in defense of drug consumption?"
"Bharti confessed to the charge and the NCB found drugs on her home. Only then I reprimanded her as an elder member of the comedy fraternity. Should I not pull up a wrongdoer in our community? Should I instead defend the wrongdoers’ deed? Or, have Krushna and Bharati become such big performers that I can’t criticize them?" he told the Bollywood Hungama.
Bharti Singh was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau in November following seizure of drugs from her house in suburban Andheri. Her husband Harsh Limbachiya was also arrested by the anti-drug agency and the couple has been accused of consuming ganja.
They were later were granted bail by a magistrate’s court on a bond of Rs 15,000 each.Bharti Singh Drug Case: Laughter queen sacked from 'The Kapil Sharma Show'?
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