Jiah Khan

  • CBI starts probe in 'Nishabd' actress Jiah Khan's suicide case 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The CBI on Wednesday registered a formal case to investigate the death of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan, five weeks after a Bombay High Court order, an official said. The development came after the high court transferred the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and asked it to consider...
  • Aditya Pancholi, Zarina Wahab file Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Jiah Khan's mother July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor couple Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, whose son Suraj is facing charges of abetting the suicide of actress Jiah Khan, have filed a Rs 100 crore defamation suit in the Bombay High Court against Rabbiya Khan, the mother of the deceased. Two days back, the High Court, hearing Rabbiya's...
  • Bombay HC transfers Jiah Khan death case from Mumbai police to CBI July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday handed over to CBI the probe into Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's death, five months after Mumbai police concluded it was a case of suicide and charged her live-in partner Suraj Pancholi with abetting it. The 25-year-old British-American actress was found hanging from a...
  • Jiah Khan probe handed over to CBI July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Thirteen months after actress Jiah Khan was found dead in her Mumbai home, the Bombay High Court Thursday ordered the Mumbai police to hand over the case to the CBI. The court ruling came on a plea filed by Jiah's mother Rabia Khan last October seeking a probe by the...
  • Jiah Khan's memorial service to be held in London June 2, 2014

    London: A year after Bollywood actress Jiah Khan was found dead and hanging at her Mumbai residence, a memorial service will be held here Tuesday, with her mother, family and friends in attendance. "A memorial service will be held in Jiah's memory at the Chelsea Town Hall attended by Jiah's friends...
  • Rabia conducts sting operation in Jiah Khan's case, has Aditya Pancholi fuming March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Jiah Khan's mother Rabia's lawyer claims that they have "recorded conversations of the witnesses" and the result indicates that it was not a case of "suicide". Rabia Saturday moved the Bombay High Court once again alleging that Jiah was murdered and had not committed suicide. She wanted a Special...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj Pancholi charged with abetment to suicide January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police has filed a chargesheet in the Jian Khan suicide case. It has charged Jiah's boyfriend and actor Aditya Pancholi's son, Suraj Pancholi for abetment to suicide. The chargesheet filed in the Andheri Magistrate's court is nearly 500 pages and contains forensic reports and witness statements. Main witnesses...
  • Sooraj was at a hotel when Jiah died: Aditya Pancholi November 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Pancholi, harried by the sudden allegations against his son in the Jiah Khan case, says Sooraj was at a five star hotel when the actress died. "We've footage of Sooraj entering the hotel, spending time in there with his friend and leaving the hotel. Therefore the question of...
  • Jiah suicide case could be of homicidal hanging: Family quotes expert November 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Jiah Khan's family lawyer claimed that the police deliberately overlooked evidence that suggested the actress was murdered. Jiah's family said that an independent expert has said that the case could be one of homicidal hanging. The Bombay High Court had asked police to carry out further investigations...
  • HC tells police to probe allegations that Jiah was killed October 23, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked police to carry out further investigations on allegations made by the mother of actress Jiah Khan in a petition that the latter had been murdered and had not committed suicide. A bench of Justices S C Dharmadhikari and Gautam Patel asked Juhu police...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Mother files petition, seeks CBI inquiry October 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Late actress Jiah Khan's mother Rabiya Khan has filed a fresh petition in the Bombay High Court alleging that her daughter could have been murdered. She has sought a CBI inquiry into the case. "Rabiya feels the investigation was not done properly. If you go by the medical opinion and...
  • Suraj Pancholi attends Ganesh Chaturthi at Salman Khan's residence September 10, 2013

    Aspring actor Suraj Oancholi, who was recently arrested in relation to the actress Jiah Khan's suicide case, was spotted at Salman Khan's residence during Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. Accompanied by his mother Zareena Wahab and a friend, Suraj interacted with Salman and his family members including sister Arpita who organizes the...
  • Suraj Pancholi is very much a part of 'Hero' remake: Subhash Ghai July 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai said that he and actor Salman Khan stood by their commitment to launch Suraj Pancholi in the remake version of 1983 film 'Hero'. Ghai further said that model-actress Jiah Khan suicide case will have no bearing on the newcomer's debut. Speculations were rife that Suraj, son...
  • Sooraj hasn't been on a picnic, says Aditya Pancholi July 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Aspiring actor Sooraj Pancholi, who is out on bail after a 20-day ordeal in prison for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide, is now trying to get back to his routine life. But he has to report to the police station every alternate day. Sooraj, who was arrested on June...
  • 30 Minutes: Jiah Khan's suicide puts focus on the grim world of Bollywood July 6, 2013

    Young actor Jiah Khan's suicide reminds us of the long and lonely battle that Bollywood stars go through to achieve success. It reveals the grim picture behind all the fame and glitz. ...
  • Extremely happy that my son is back home: Zarina Wahab July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Sooraj Pancholi, who was in judicial custody for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's death, has got bail and returned home. His mother Zarina Wahab is relieved and says she is also praying for the 'Nishabd' actor. Sooraj, who was arrested June 10, was granted bail by Bombay High Court Monday....
  • Sooraj Pancholi's parents thank judge, god for his bail July 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Aditya Pancholi and his wife Zarina Wahab's 20-day ordeal of watching their only son Sooraj, an aspiring actor, imprisoned for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's death, has ended. The parents thank the judiciary and the god. Sooraj, who was arrested June 10, was granted bail by the Bombay High Court...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: Suraj Pancholi granted bail July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: After spending 20 days in jail, Suraj Pancholi was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on July 1. The aspiring actor was arrested in relation to actress Jiah Khan's suicide case. Son of actor couple, Aditya Pancholi and Zareena Wahab, Suraj was in a relationship with Jiah...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: HC to hear Suraj Pancholi's bail plea July 1, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will on Monday hear Suraj Pancholi's bail plea in the Jiah Khan suicide case. His application challenges a Sessions Court order that dismissed his bail plea. Pancholi was arrested last month for abetment to suicide after Jiah's family handed an alleged suicide note to the...
  • Aditya Pancholi booked for attacking neighbour Bhargav Patel June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: For the second time in six months, Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi is in trouble for allegedly punching and assaulting his neighbor, police said here on Friday. This time, Pancholi, 48, has been booked - but not arrested yet - for attacking his 55-year-old neighbour and educationist Bhargav Patel Thursday, an...
  • Suraj Pancholi's judicial custody extended till July 11 June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court Thursday extended the judicial custody of Sooraj Pancholi, charged with abetting the suicide of Bollywood actress Nafisa alias Jiah Khan, till July 11. Pancholi, 22, son of actor couple Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, was produced before the Andheir magistrate after the expiry of his judicial custody...
  • Jiah Khan suicide: Suraj Pancholi's judicial custody ends today June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Aspiring actor Suraj Pancholi's, arrested in actress Jaih Khan death case, judicial custody ends on Thursday. Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholis son Suraj on Wednesday had moved to Bombay High Court, seeking bail in the case. Suraj bail plea was rejected by a sessions court last week, saying that prima facie...
  • I don't talk to Aditya Pancholi anymore, says Kangana Ranaut June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who once had a good rapport with actor Aditya Pancholi, says she does not share any equation with him now. When asked about her equation with Aditya at a press event here, Kangana said, "We don't have any equation anymore. There was a time when I...
  • Suneil Shetty: What's happened to Jiah Khan, Suraj Pancholi is wrong June 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A Mumbai court turned down the bail application of actor Suraj Pancholi in Jiah Khan suicide case on May 21. While Suraj's arrest has sparked off rumors of Suneil Shetty's decision to re-consider daughter Athiya's launchpad, the actor opens up to IBNLive about his plan of action to...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court rejects Suraj Pancholi's bail plea June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested in connection with the suicide case of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, was rejected by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court rejected the bail after the prosecution opposed it on the ground that investigations had reached a crucial...
  • Jiah Khan case: Court to hear bail plea of Suraj Pancholi today June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The bail plea of actor Suraj Pancholi, who was arrested after the suicide of his actress girlfriend Jiah Khan, will be heard by a Mumbai court on Friday. The court had on June 14 adjourned his bail hearing until Friday. The investigating officer had informed the court that Suraj had...
  • Jiah Khan's suicide is very unfortunate: Vidya Balan June 20, 2013

    Kolkata: Terming Bollywood actress Jiah Khan's suicide as "unfortunate" actor Vidya Balan Thursday said she could never understand why people resort to taking their own lives. "It is very unfortunate. I hope no one ever has reason enough to end their life. I really can't imagine whether that requires courage or...
  • I wouldn't mind directing Suraj Pancholi: Sanjay Leela Bhansali June 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali says Suraj Pancholi, who is in judicial custody on the charge of abetting suicide of actress Jiah Khan, was extremely hard working and focussed when he assisted him on 'Guzaarish'. Not many know that Suraj's father Aditya Pancholi and Bhansali live in the same building, though on...
  • Jiah Khan suicide: Actress died of hanging, says autopsy report June 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Postmortem report of Jiah Khan has concluded that the Bollywood actress died due to hanging and no external injuries were found on her body, police said on Wednesday. "The postmortem report has found that the death of Jiah Khan was due to hanging and no other external wounds were...
  • Jiah Khan's letter will be sent to handwriting expert: Police June 18, 2013

    Mumbai: A police officer has termed as "media speculation" that late actress Jiah Khan's six-page letter does not match her handwriting, saying that no such statement had been released and the letter would be sent for forensic examination. "There is no new development as such. All these reports in the media...