Ex Bigg Boss contestant Karanvir Bohra detained in Moscow
Moscow: Television star Karanvir Bohra, who was last seen in a reality show, ‘Bigg Boss season 12’, has been detained in Moscow, on Wednesday due to passport damage.
However, the Indian embassy has intervened into the matter to help the actor.
The 36-year-old actor recently tweeted about this unpleasant experience on his twitter handle, “So bummed… waiting at #moscowairport coz my passport is a little damaged. They contemplating to deport me back to India. @IndEmbMoscowRus @IndEmbMoscow I wished you would have told me that prior to issuing me the visa. feeling bad for @IndianFilmsRus.”
Following his tweet the Indian embassy in Moscow replied to the actor, “Embassy officials are in touch with Russian authorities regarding the issue.” To which Karanvir reverted back, “Thank you so much…. much much appreciated. Always good to know that I’m looked after by my @IndEmbMoscow.”
The actor had taken a flight to Moscow on January 29 to attend the MacCoffee Bollywood Film Festival. Though the damage wasn’t caught at the Indian airport, it was noticed by the Russian immigration officials.
A source told media, “Hence after Karanvir reached Moscow, it was noticed by the Russian immigration officials. While Karanvir has been at the airport for the last four hours, we hear that the Russian embassy, the Indian embassy and a lot of other people are working towards getting the issue sorted and having Karanvir enter the country and attend the festival he was originally there for.”