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    FIR against actor Kamaal R Khan for derogatory tweets about Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan

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    The FIR was registered on Wednesday based on a complaint lodged by Yuva Sena's core committee member.

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    Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor succumbed to leukemia on April 30, less than 24 hours after Irrfan Khan died of colon infection on April 29.
    MUMBAI: An FIR was lodged against actor Kamaal R Khan in suburban Bandra here for allegedly passing derogatory remarks about late actors Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan on social media, police said on Thursday.

    The FIR was registered on Wednesday based on a complaint was lodged by Yuva Sena's core committee member Rahul Kanal regarding derogatory tweets posted by the actor, an official said.

    On April 30, Khan had allegedly taken to Twitter to announce Rishi Kapoor's hospitalisation and tweeted saying that the actor must not die as wine shops were set to open soon, he said.

    He had also allegedly taken pot-shots at Irrfan Khan, a day before his death on April 29, the official added.


    "We have registered an FIR against Kamal R Khan for making derogatory remarks about both the deceased actors under section 294 (punishment for obscene acts or words in public) and other provisions of the IPC," a senior police official said.

    No arrest has been made so far and further probe was underway, he added.

    Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor succumbed to leukemia on April 30, less than 24 hours after Irrfan Khan died of colon infection on April 29.

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    The actor, who had charmed his way into millions of hearts with his scintillating debut in 1973's 'Bobby', had been diagnosed with cancer in 2018, and underwent treatment in New York for almost a year. He returned home to Mumbai in September 2019.

    Born in 1952, Kapoor began his career as a child artiste with roles in his father Raj Kapoor's films, starting with 'Shree 420'. He won the National Award for Best Child Artist for his performance as a younger version of his father in 'Mera Naam Joker'.

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    1 Comment on this Story

    Natarajan D186 days ago
    No use of FIR. Simply waste of time and energy. This crook should be treated very special by police and no court cases. Strong arm tactics is sufficient
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