Anil Kapoor was seen leaning out of a suburban local train during a promotional stint for his forthcoming show “24”. The Western Railway here on Friday slapped a notice on the production house demanding an explanation on the stunts by the actor.
This was clearly observed from videos and photo uploaded on various social media networks. Now, the Western Railway has sought an explanation from the production house. Market Men Consumer & Events Pvt. Ltd. in this regard.
An adaptation of the popular American TV series “24“, it will mark his return to the small screen in the role of Jai Singh Rathod, to be aired on Colors channel from July 23. Travelling on the foot board of a local train is an offence under the Railway Act.
In a special drive against travelling on foot boards conducted by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of WR’s Mumbai unit between July 1 and July 14, a total of 2,809 people were prosecuted for the offence.
Complaint filed against @AnilKapoor by Sahas Foundation for travelling on foot board, leaning out of train during promotional event of '24'
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The railway authorities have regularly campaigned for safety and security during train commutes.Besides his live action, Anil Kapoor also interacted with local train commuters and shared photographs of his commute on social media sites