Anurag Kashyap Claims Ravi Kishan Used To Smoke 'Weed'; Says 'Might Have Cleaned Up' Post Joining Politics

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap revealed Bhojpuri Ravi Kishan smoked weed, and doesn’t agree with him for his recent statement about drug addiction in the film industry

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Anurag Kashyap Claims Ravi Kishan Used To Smoke 'Weed'; Says 'Might Have Cleaned Up' Post Joining Politics
Drug angle in actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case investigation, has made SSR’s girlfriend and actress Rhea Chakraborty pay a heavy price for it. The actress after her alleged confession of procuring drugs for the late actor was arrested by NCB. Meanwhile, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who too was recently tagged as charsi on the social media platform expressed being upset with actor and Member of Parliament Ravi Kishan. The popular Bhojpuri actor in his recent statement spoke about usage of drugs in Bollywood. 

However, Anurag Kashyap without sounding judgmental revealed about Ravi too smoking weed in the past. Anurag Kashyap during his conversation with journalist Faye D’Souza shared Ravi Kishan whom he collaborated with for one of his films, titled, Mukkabaaz, began his day with weed. He said, “Ravi Kishan acted in my last film Mukkabaaz. Ravi Kishan starts his day by saying Jai Shiv Shankar, Jai Bam Bhole. Jai shiv Shambhu for the longest period of his time, he has been somebody who has used weed. It is life.”

Also further claiming that everyone being aware of it as well, “Everybody knows it. The whole world knows. There’s not a single person who doesn’t know that Ravi Kishan does not smoke up.” He also shares the Bhojpuri actor might have given up on it after he joined politics, “He might have quit now, that he has become a minister, he might have cleaned up.”

Further questioning in his interaction, that does weed also counts as drugs, “But do you include that in drugs? No. I am not judging Ravi, because I have never seen weed as a drug. ‘Abuse’ is not the word.” ALSO READ: Netizens Trend ‘Happy Birthday Charsi Anurag’ To Wish Anurag Kashyap; Filmmaker Has A Hilarious Reply: ‘Uff Itna Charsi Pyaar’

Anurag further added, “He used to smoke up. He has always been functional, he has always done his job well, it did not make him dysfunctional, did not make him a monster. It did not do anything that people associate with drugs. So when he talks about it, when he takes a self righteous stand, I have a problem with that.” ALSO READ: After Anurag Kashyap Went To Arnab Goswami’s Office To Give Him 'Chapal Award', Kashyap Shares A Meme Video When He Was On Arnab's Show

The Bhojpuri actor appreciating Narcotics Control Bureau’s move of arresting people in the recent times in SSR’s investigation which irked Anurag Kashyap read, “We know the problem of drug trafficking and drug addiction is increasing. In this conspiracy, our neighbouring countries are involved... Drugs come to this country via China and Pakistan. Our film industry, too, is affected. The Government should stop this conspiracy of neighbouring countries to destroy our youth.” ALSO READ: After Urmila Matondkar's 'Not MASOOM Anymore' Amul Ad Goes Viral Anurag Kashyap Clarifies: 'This Came Out When Rangeela Released And Not Now'

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