The charges leveled by a female model against film producer and T-Series Chairman Bhushan Kumar made headlines yesterday. T-Series quickly responded, claiming that the claims and the FIR filed at the DN Nagar police station were part of a conspiracy and the outcome of a failed extortion attempt. The rape accusation was also unfounded, according to the statement, and was made with malicious purpose to harm T-Series and its Chairman’s name and image.
Bhushan Kumar Case Update
It has now been revealed that Mallikarjun Pujari, a Thane district local political leader, collaborated with a female model to extort money from Bhushan Kumar. In June 2021, Mallikarjun Pujari contacted Kumar and sought extortion money. Threatening that if the money was not given, a female would file a fake sexual harassment case against him. T-Series then went to the Mumbai police department and filed a formal complaint against Mallikarjun Pujari at the Amboli police station on July 1, 2021.
Around the same time, T-Series’ Krishan Kumar talked with Mallikarjun Pujari. He requested that Krishan Kumar see him at the hotel “The Regenza by Tunga” at 1:00 PM on July 5, 2021. On the 5th of July 2021, Krishan Kumar visited him at the same hotel. Mallikarjun Pujari warned him that one female would file a police report against Bhushan Kumar. Showed him WhatsApp messages that were neither from Bhushan Kumar’s phone number or any other member of the T-Series crew.
In addition, he requested a huge amount. T-Series and Bhushan Kumar will never bow down to such bogus extortion demands. Krishan Kumar refused to submit to this extortion and returned to Pujari. Kumar was able to capture a discussion with Mallikarjun Pujari. He is heard attempting to extract money using the same logic.
Mallikarjun Pujari also constantly contacting Krishan Kumar, but the latter refused to give in to his extortion demands. After recognizing that his nefarious schemes were failing, Pujari collaborated with this girl. Filed a rape case against Bhushan Kumar in the DN Nagar police station on July 15, 2021.
“Complainant Kishan Kumar has stated that between July 3 and 10, one Mallikarjun Pujari falsely accused his nephew Bhushan Kumar of raping a girl. The girl blackmailed the complainant by demanding money for not reporting the rape to the police. And threatened defamation in the media as well. Furthermore, the girl’s friend has threatened to kill Bhushan Kumar which is why the complainant has complained about Mallikarjun Pujari. An offense has been registered. Sections 386, 500, 506, 506 (2) of the IPC has been filed in Amboli Police Station, Mumbai.” A police officer said in a statement to ETimes.
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