Cobrapost investigation exposes celebs, Vidya Balan and Arshad Warsi applauded for their ethics

Many television and Bollywood celebrities were exposed by an online portal which conducted which did an investigation titled 'Operation Karaoke' for accepting to promote personal agenda of political parties on various social media platforms in exchange for a handsome amount of money.

Cobrapost investigation exposes celebs, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi and others applauded for their ethics Cobrapost investigation exposes celebs, Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi and others applauded for their ethics Source : Press

Many television and Bollywood celebrities were exposed by an online portal which conducted an investigation titled 'Operation Karaoke' for accepting to promote personal agenda of political parties on various social media platforms in exchange for a handsome amount of money. The investigation was done in the wake of the 2019 general elections. The sting operation was carried out on over 36 celebrities, shockingly most of them agreed to do the same. 

Among Bollywood and television industry who agreed to post fake tweets in exchange for money are Rakhi Sawant, Pankaj Dheer and son Nikitin Dheer, Minissha Lamba, Hiten Tejwani and wife Gauri Pradhan, Puneet Issar, Rohit Roy, Upasana Singh , Krushna Abhishek, Sunil Pal, Rajpal Yadav, Raju Srivastava and Aman Verma to name a few.

The online portal wrote, "While we saw all these celebs succumbing to the lure of money and agreeing to indulge in this unethical and unlawful practice, there were some notable exceptions, though. When we approached Vidya Balan, Arshad Warsi, Raza Murad and Saumya Tandon with our proposition, these celebs chose to go by their conscience and straightaway refused to play ball." Soon post the expose, #BikaooBollywood started trending on Twitter.