Bollywood actor Boman Irani has been provided with police protection after he allegedly received a threatening call from gangster Ravi Pujari, said sources in the Mumbai Police today.
The actor, whose film Happy New Year, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, is slated to release on Diwali, received the call a few days ago. (Also Read: Shah Rukh Khan Given Additional Protection by Mumbai Police)
Last week, the Mumbai Police had increased the security of actor Shah Rukh Khan after gunmen allegedly fired at the home of his close associate, producer Karim Morani.
Mr Morani had been threatened by an underworld don who wanted the international distribution rights to a new Shah Rukh Khan movie. Media reports had identified the don, who allegedly threatened Mr Morani, as Ravi Pujari.