Never spoke about surrogacy: SRK

By HT

Responding to the sex-determination test allegation levelled by an NGO against him, actor Shah Rukh Khan, in an email, informed the civic body that he had not given any statement on surrogacy.

Varsha Deshpande, from NGO Lek Ladki Abhiyaan, had asked the civic authorities to book Khan, his wife Gauri, Dr Firuza Parikh and the trustees of Jaslok Hospital, where the surrogacy procedure had allegedly taken place.

"The complaint was filed on the basis of news reports which claimed that the couple had commissioned a surrogate mother and the unborn child is a boy. Now that he has denied giving any such statement in the media, we are looking for the doctor who may have leaked out the information," said a senior health official.

Meanwhile, the hospital authorities have served a legal notice to the activist. Acting on the complaint, health officials from the civic