New York party boy and Priya Sachdev's estranged husband Vikram Chatwal was arrested at a Florida airport for carrying drugs in his luggage. The playboy, who dated the likes of Lindsay Lohan and Kate Moss, had been admitted to a Mumbai hospital a few years ago for drug rehab. Unfortunately, it looks like he's back to his old ways again! Here are a few other celebrities who've had troubling trysts with drug abuse.
Fardeen Khan was found guilty of attempting to purchase cocaine in 2001. The actor's career nosedived after the incident
The hulk of an actor struggled with addiction for nine long years, falling prey to heroin and cocaine abuse during his college days. But, his late father and former MP Sunil Dutt sent him to a rehabilitation centre in USA and Sanju turned over a new leaf
The hilarious villain from 'Delhi Belly' was left red in the face when he was detained in UAE for possession of drugs. Raaz was carrying 25 grams of marijuana with him, that was found when the authorities found out screened his luggage.
The sexy siren of the 80s truly led a rockstar life. Drugs, alcohol and late night partying were all an indispensable part of her lifestyle and Babi openly admitted that she was addicted to LSD and had experimented with other kinds of narcotics too.
The husky-voiced singer struggled with marijuana addiction since his teenage years. His father Mehmood, even used his son as inspiration for the script of the movie 'Dushman Duniya Ka', that hurt Ali.
The politician turned reality TV star made headlines when he was admitted to the hospital after overdosing on cocaine. Rahul Mahajan was in a critical condition after snorting the drug using a 500 rupee note. Rahul had been with father Pramod Mahajan's secretary, Vivek Moitra, at the time of the incident. Moitra had also suffered an overdose and succumbed in the hospital
DJ Aqeel was detained at the Dubai airport for possessing 0.4 gm of the drug Ecstasy. His wife, jewellery designer Farah Khan, claimed that her husband was being framed, and the tests came back with inconclusive results. Ultimately, the charges were dropped.
Farhan Azmi, husband to Ayesha Takia and son of Samajwadi Party MP Abu Asim Azmi,was arrested in Dubai with Bonnie Chhabria(son of automobile designer Dilip Chhabria) for possessing drugs. However, the charges against Azmi and Chhabria were dropped.
Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor openly admitted that he had experimented with marijuana, alcohol and cigarettes before he got into the industry.
Her fans were in for a shock when Manisha Koirala's name popped up in a drug peddler's diary. In 2000, the dealer was arrested in New Delhi,and according to reports, disclosed the names of several A-list actors who had approached him for a fix.
Abhay's character in 'Dev D' mirrored his life quite to a tee. The Deol brat has admitted on Simi Garewal's talk show that he abused his body. His addiction has also made him a soft target for his detractors including Anil Kapoor who remarked on Karan Johar's talk show that he (Abhay) was in need of help.