VADODARA: The lead actor and actress of Salman Khan Films’ upcoming flick ‘Loveratri’ had to spend a sleepless night in Vadodara on Monday.
Ayush Sharma, Salman’s brother-in-law and his co-star Warina Hussain, got the taste of stringent traffic rules when they were caught driving without helmets. The stars were in the city for promotion of the movie slated for October 5 release. Late on Monday night, police reached their hotel to issue them memos for the traffic rule.
The duo had driven from Harni airport to Sursagar Lake as part of the film promotion at about 5 pm on Monday. A huge crowd had gathered to watch the actors but they didn’t stop at the spot. Alert citizens flooded social media with their pictures with many of them pointing out that actors had not worn helmets.
Some even lamented how common citizens are penalized for flouting traffic rules while celebrities get away with it. The viral messages forced police to swing into action and cops were sent to issue memos to them.
Police swung into action after it saw the messages on the social media.
“We sent cops to issue memo to both the actors at their hotel. They are celebrities and hence they should understand their responsibility and follow traffic laws,” said Amita Vanani, assistant commissioner of police (traffic). A major portion of this film has been shot in the city.
The traffic police is on an overdrive to rein in offenders.
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