Shah Rukh Khan summoned for smoking during an IPL match

by Jenny Novac on May 23, 2012

Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan has been served a summon by the Rajasthan police over a complaint alleging that the actor was seen smoking in public on April 8 in Jaipur during a match.


Shah Rukh Khan IPL match

Shah Rukh Khan during the IPL match

This was during the IPL match between the Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders. The court has asked the actor to be present for hearing on May 26.

The complainant had moved court on April 9, a day after the IPL match, alleging that despite a ban on smoking in public, the actor was smoking in front of thousands of cricket fans.

He said the act sent out wrong signals as the actor is idolised by his young fans.

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