Saif Ali Khan draws ire of anti-tobacco group

By HT

Saif Ali Khan’s upcoming film Go Goa Gone’s posters show him with a cigar in his mouth. An anti-tobacco organisation here Thursday demanded that Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan should be punished for violating the country's anti-smoking laws in promoting his latest film Go Goa Gone.

Shekhar Salkar, general secretary of National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE)-India, registered a complaint with the North Goa district collector and deputy inspector general of police, seeking punishment for Saif under provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COPTA), 2003.

"Caution was thrown to wind in the massive publicity campaign in Goa, India and abroad by putting up large number of advertisements in newspapers and on internet of Go Goa Gone, showing lead actor and producer Saif A