The security of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been increased by Mumbai police following reports of threat from the underworld.

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Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan

Five rounds were fired outside film producer Ali Morani's Juhu residence on Saturday night by allegedly gangster Ravi Pujari's men, which has prompted the Mumbai police to provide additional protection to SRK as he is close to the Morani brothers.

The police suspect that Shah Rukh Khan could also be a target of the gangster who has recently made the headlines for making extortion calls to people associated with Bollywood.

A source said, "Ravi Pujari wants publicity so he is targeting big names of Bollywood industry, and reviewing the situation the cops have decided to beef up SRK's security."

The police officers from Juhu police station, who are investigating the shooting case, said that the producers Ali and Karim Morani were out of the country at the time of the incident.

Morani borthers have produced many successful Bollywood films like 'Chennai Express', 'Raja Hindustani', 'Damini', 'Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai'.