Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) during a raid conducted on a cruise ship on October 3. Following which the Bollywood superstar's manager Pooja Dadlani has been reportedly acting as an intermediary between Aryan and the Khan family.
Shah Rukh and his wife Gauri have not made many public appearances. Pooja, who has been the superstar's manager since 2012 has been spotted several times and reportedly was present inside the court during the bail hearing of Aryan on October 8 and reportedly, she even got emotional when the bail was turned down by the court.
The NCB on Tuesday (October 26) opposed the bail plea filed by Aryan Khan, alleging the 23-year-old was not just a consumer of drugs but also involved in illicit drug trafficking.
The agency also claimed that Aryan Khan and Pooja Dadlani were tampering with the evidence and witnesses in the case in an attempt to derail the investigation.
Pooja, who has been a manager of the superstar for nine years, is often spotted attending intimate gatherings, festival celebrations and parties hosted in the actor's home Mannat in Mumbai.
She was also spotted by SRK's side when he visited Saira Banu after Dilip Kumar passed away.
According to media reports, Pooja also handles Shah Rukh's brand endorsements, his cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders and other business-related engagements. She has a net worth of approximately Rs 45 crore, claims one report.
Aryan, along with Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha, was detained and eventually arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for allegedly organising a rave party on a luxury cruise ship.
Aryan has been sent to Arthur Road Central Jail.
In the high-drama rave party raid on October 2, the NCB had stated that it recovered drugs like 13 grams cocaine, 21 gms charas, 5 gms MD, and 22 MDMA pills in the operation from the accused, most of whom are linked to the glamour and entertainment industry.