Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has been summoned by the Crime Intelligence Unit of Mumbai Police's Crime Branch in an investigation in a case he registered against actor Kangana Ranaut in 2016 involving an exchange of emails between the two. The actor is to appear before the Mumbai crime branch at 11 am on Saturday to record his statement.
In a tweet, ANI reported, "Actor Hrithik Roshan has been summoned to appear before Crime Intelligence Unit of Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Feb 27 to record his statement in a case lodged against actress Kangana Ranaut involving the exchange of emails between the two: Crime Branch."
If we are to go by the reports, Hrithik Roshan sent a notice to Kangana Ranaut for referring to him as a 'silly ex'. Then there was a mention of emails exchanged between the two that took place until 2014. The ‘Bang Bang!’ actor further denied having any kind of relationship with Ranaut.
Roshan reportedly claimed that someone impersonated him and sent the emails to Kangana Ranaut through fake ID. He also mentioned that Ranaut had been sending him hundreds of absurd emails. In 2016, the Cyber Cell had also taken Roshan's laptop and phone for investigation.
For the uninitiated, The two actors had worked together in the films 'Kites' (2010) and 'Krrish 3' (2013).
Earlier, the case was being investigated by the Cell of Mumbai Police. But it got transferred to CIU after Hrithik Roshan's lawyer made the request.