Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who will be seen in Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’, has got police protection after reports that he had also received threats from underworld don Ravi Pujari.
Sonu Sood, who plays a prominent role in film Happy New Year, is also said to have received threatening messages from the gangster because of which he has requested for police protection.
Sonu’s movie ‘Happy New Year’, in which he co-stars with Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone, is scheduled for release in October.
On August 23, three persons had opened fire outside the residence of film producer Ali Morani in suburban Juhu.
Two days later, Pujari had allegedly called superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s production house Red Chillies and passed on a message to the actor. Pujari told Khan’s staff to tell the actor to stay away from Morani, police had earlier said.
The gangster is known to make calls to builders and film personalities. (With PTI inputs)