- On July 19, Shilpa Shetty’s husband and businessman Raj Kundra was arrested.
- Raj Kundra has been in controversies many times before.
- Delhi Police had inquired about match-fixing in IPL.
Raj and Shilpa co-own Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, but the team was embroiled in a match-fixing controversy in 2013. At that time also Delhi Police had interrogated Raj Kundra. He was then banned for life in 2015 and then Raj and Shilpa gave up the ownership of the team.
In 2015, when Raj was asked in an interview, what was the effect on Shilpa Shetty’s image because of him. In response, Raj said that they are partners and whenever he does any work, Shilpa’s name will be taken along. “It’s natural,” said Raj. His name is associated with mine. Whatever I will do in life or whatever he will do, plus minus both ways, so we both are husband and wife, we have to endure.
Raj Kundri’s custody has been extended till July 27 in the pornographic video case. Several models have emerged after Raj’s arrest, claiming that Raj had approached him for his app.