Deepika Padukone had flown down to Goa to shoot for her upcoming film directed by Shakun Batra. The film also stars Ananya Panday and Siddhanth Chaturvedi. The shooting was supposedly brought to a halt after her name emerged in alleged drug-chats. The actress, returned to Mumbai via a charter plane as she is expected to record her statement with the NCB on September 26. Padukone was accompanied by husband Ranveer Singh. After being summoned, it was reported that Deepika consulted her team of lawyers to know the further course of action. It has been reported that the security has been beefed up outside Deepika's residence as she arrives from Goa.
Deepika was to initially be present at the NCB guesthouse on September 25 but the actress responded to the summon and stated that she will be able to join the probe only on September 26. Meanwhile, not just Deepika, Sushant Singh Rajput's Kedarnath co-star Sara Ali Khan too has come back to Mumbai and even she has been summoned by the NCB. Sara Ali Khan is expected to record her statement on September 26. Her name cropped up in the NCB probe reportedly after Rhea Chakraborty named her during the investigation. Soon a few videos of Sara and Sushant smoking cigarettes at the late actor's farmhouse went viral.
Actor Deepika Padukone along with her husband Ranveer Singh reaches Mumbai, Maharashtra.— ANI (@ANI) September 24, 2020
According to NCB, Padukone has submitted to join the investigation on September 26, in connection with a drug case related to Sushant Singh Rajput death. https://t.co/48vK9lqkyZ pic.twitter.com/TrW2Ni6Gzp
Today, designer Simone Khambatta arrived in front of NCB for interrogation. (Also Read: Ranveer Singh Joins Deepika Padukone's Video Call With Lawyers; Actress Pinning The Blame On Managers Karishma And Jaya Saha - REPORTS)