Under a new draft law of the Consumer Protection Bill, 2015, celebs found adultering or misleading consumers for using products that might be detrimental to them in the long run can face a jail term of 2 years and Rs. 10 lakh fine for the first time and an imprisonment of 5 years and Rs. 50 lakh fine for repeated offense. Want to know, which of your favourite celebs has been lying to you till now! Check this out:
Recently receiving flak for endorsing a real estate project by the Amrapali Group, Dhoni had to quit as a brand ambassador after a petition was filed against him by the residents as it wasn't completed within the scheduled time.
Endorsing Fair and Handsome, a fairness cream that apparently works on whitening men's rough and tanned skin, SRK is a part of the misleading campaign.
This celebrity has been receiving a lot of criticism for endorsing the fairness and beauty creams by the Fair and Lovely and misleading girls to a fairness obsessed society.
Promoting Maggi oats that is said to contain high levels of MSG, Madhuri Dixit Nene has been found guilty of being part of false advertisements. Previously, Preity Zinta and ace actor Amitabh Bachchan had also received similar flaks.
Endorsing Thumps Up, a soft drink that contains preservatives and is not safe for consumption, Salman Khan is another celeb under the radar.
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