Snapdeal kidnapping: Here's what Shah Rukh Khan said about abduction inspired by Darr

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New Delhi, Feb 17: Though the Snapdeal employee kidnapping case is solved now, but reactions are still coming in from all the corners after knowing that the kidnapper was inspired by Shah Rukh Khan's movie 'Darr'.

After knowing about the case, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan on Wednesday said no filmmaker makes a movie with an intention to inspire people in a negative way and it is sad that sometimes viewers get influenced to do wrong things by watching films.

Snapdeal kidnapping:What Shah Rukh said.
In the backdrop of NCR kidnapping case where the police claimed the accused was inspired by Shah Rukh's 1993 drama Darr, the actor was asked about the effects of celebrities on fans.

Also read: Someone close plotted Snapdeal executive's abduction: Police

"Celebrities do have an amazing effect on fans. I feel we affect people more positively and less negatively...Our work influences them in a bigger way than we think. No filmmaker tells a story to inspire anything negative in people. There are times when people get negatively affected. It is unfortunate," Shah Rukh told reporters here.

Darr was about a man (Shah Rukh), who is obsessed with a woman (played by Juhi Chawla) and stalks her to a point which results in scary outcomes.

"Darr was a story of this obsessive lover, who can give life for the woman he loves and he does. It wasnt meant to inspire negative things. But I do feel our film touch poeples lives," he said at the press conference held post launch of a song from his upcoming film "Fan".

The obsessive stalker with a criminal past that includes three murder cases was arrested on Monday for masterminding the kidnapping.

The stalker, who is married, was convinced he was in love with Dipti Sarna, the 24-year-old Snapdeal employee whom he abducted in an auto on February 10 and let go, unhurt, two days later, apparently believing he had won her.

Police said the prime accused and mastermind of the plan had been following her for months and was inspired by "Darr".

The accused had made 150 recces, bought 2 autos and then kidnapped her.

Earlier, Darr actress Juhi Chawla, filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Hansal Mehta said you nobody can't be blamed for the case.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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