In the 90s, Bollywood was heavily criticized for having links
with the underworld and post 2000 the same industry was filled with
controversies related to drugs.
Film producer Subhash Dudani has been nabbed by The Directorate
of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and the DRI has busted the drug
racket and recovered 23,500 kg mandrax tablets (methaqualone) with
an estimated worth of Rs 4,700 crore in the international
This is India's biggest drug racket and DRI Director General
Jayant Misra was quoted as saying, "It is India's biggest drug
racket busted by the DRI. I think it should also be the world's
biggest, as the seizure is around 23,500 kg. Its international
value is estimated between Rs 4,500-Rs 4,700 crore."
He further commented, "DRI's Mumbai zonal unit got the tip off.
It was further developed with the help of Border Security Force. A
warehouse in Rajasthan's Udaipur city housing the drugs was busted
on October 28. In this connection, DRI arrested Bollywood producer
Subhash Dudani from Mumbai on October 29."