By Hindustan Times
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor on Thursday pleaded guilty, through his lawyers, to charges of smoking publicly during a movie shoot in Rajasthan's Udaipur district about four months ago and sought exemption from personal appearance in the case, a lawyer said. Kapoor, who was represented by three lawyers, had been accused of publicly smoking at Ghangaur Ghat in Udaipur on March 28.
"Harish Vaishanav had approached the court saying that the actor violated the law by smoking publicly. The court issued a summon to the actor on May 31. The summon was delivered to his house in Mumbai by police recently," said advocate KK Purohit, who represented the actor in the court Thursday.
"We filed an application pleading guilty to the charges under the Rajasthan Prevention of Smoking Act and seeking exempt