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Deepika Padukone and Sara Ali Khan. Image Credit: Supplied

Bollywood actresses Deepika Padukone and Sara Ali Khan, who have been summoned by the NCB probing the narcotics angle connected with Sushant Singh Rajput’s death, have left Goa for Mumbai separately.

Padukone was in Goa to shoot for an upcoming film along with Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Pandey. She left her five-star resort in North Goa’s Sinquerim beach village, for the Dabolim international airport, from where she will be travelling to Mumbai in a special chartered flight. Before leaving for Mumbai, Padukone also met members from her legal team at the resort, sources said.

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The sudden dash to Mumbai comes in wake of the Narcotics Control Bureau probe, in which a 2017 WhatsApp message allegedly between the actress and her talent manager Karishma Prakash surfaced where the duo were reportedly discussing banned substances. Prakash is a colleague of Jaya Saha at Kwan. Saha has been questioned by all federal agencies in the Rajput probe and is one of the main accused in the FIR filed by the late actor’s father.

Padukone has been formally summoned to appear before the NCB officials in Mumbai on Friday.

Actress Sara Ali Khan, also summoned by NCB, was also holidaying in Goa and left for Mumbai on Thursday. Khan and Shraddha Kapoor are set to appear before NCB Mumbai office on Saturday.

All questioning is in connection with the ongoing drug angle probe into the unnatural death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput on June 14.