Chennai Express producer accused of rape, surrenders to police

Karim Morani, a top Bollywood producer who financed Shahrukh Khan’s Chennai Express and Ra.One movies, has surrendered to the police.

Morani has been accused of rape by a Delhi-based woman. She has claimed that Morani had raped her on multiple occasions.

Morani had earlier applied for a bail in the Hyderabad High Court but the application was rejected.

He had then appealed to the Supreme Court against the Hyderabad High Court decision and his plea was dismissed.

Morani has now been remanded in judicial custody till 6 October.

Apart from rape, Morani has also been booked for cheating, wrongful confinement, criminal intimidation.