Akshay Kumar has served a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against a YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui

Akshay has served a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against a YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui, who mentioned his name within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

Akshay Kumar has served a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against a YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui
Akshay Kumar has served a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against a YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has filed a defamation suit of crores against a YouTuber who mentioned his name while spreading fake news. Akshay has served a Rs 500-crore defamation suit against a YouTuber named Rashid Siddiqui, who mentioned his name within the Sushant Singh Rajput case.

Siddiqui was earlier arrested for spreading fake news and dragging the name of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and his son, minister Aditya Thackeray, within the case. The YouTuber used the digital media to allegedly mislead people and spread fake news about several celebrities.

He named Akshay on several occasions in his videos and levelled various allegations. In one instance, Siddiqui claimed that Akshay was unhappy with Sushant getting big films like "MS Dhoni: The Untold Story", and alleged that the actor had "secret meetings" with Aditya Thackeray and therefore the Mumbai Police.

It has been reported that Siddiqui, a engineer from Bihar, has been accused of defamation, public mischief and intentional insult.
Siddiqui had also linked Akshay with late actor Sushant's girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, claiming that the actor helped Rhea to flee to Canada. it's believed that Siddiqui earned around Rs 15 lakh during a span of 4 months and his subscribers also grew from 2 lakh to over 3 lakh.

Sushant was found dead in his apartment on Flag Day . Mumbai Police initially probed the case and declared that the actor had committed suicide. The case has subsequently been appropriated by CBI, with the Narcotics Control Bureau and Enforcement Directorate joining the investigation.

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