Chrisann Pereira, who was seen in the movie Sadak 2, has been released from a Sharjah jail. The actress was arrested at the Sharjah airport on April 1 after the customs officials found some drugs concealed in a memento that she was carrying and was supposed to hand over to someone in the UAE.
Pereira took to Instagram and said it took her three weeks and five days to find pen and paper in jail, and she wrote further in her letter that she washed her hair with Tide and made coffee using toilet water. Her post is going viral on social media.
Pereira wrote that she watched Bollywood movies, sometimes with tears in her eyes, knowing my ambition had brought me here.” In the post, the actor thanked her family, friends, police, churches, the media, and everyone who believed in her innocence.
Who is Chrisann Pereira?
Chrisann Pereira was born on October 15, 1996, in Mumbai. She is an actor and model by profession and has been part of a couple of web series, plays, and movies. Her most notable roles include the Mahesh Bhatt-directed “Sadak 2’ and Batla House.
She has also featured in web series like Thinkistan and Murder in Agonda, where she acted along with Lillete Dubey. Pereira has completed her graduation in mass communication from the HR College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai.
Chrisann Pereira Family
Chrisann Pereira’s father’s name is Mark Pereira, and her mother’s name is Premila Pereira. Her mother is an entrepreneur by profession, and she comes from a well-established family. The model also has a brother named Kevin Pereira, who works as a manager for Universal Music Group’s International Music Division.
Chrisann Pereira Drugs Controversy
Chrisann Pereira was caught by UAE airport police on suspicion of cocaine trafficking into the Gulf country. However, Mumbai police discovered that she unknowingly became involved in a drug smuggling ring and played no direct role in it.
According to accounts, she was approached and encouraged to travel the UAE by two smugglers named Anthony Paul and Ravi. They persuaded her to come to Sharjah for an audition, which would lead to a career in Hollywood for the aspiring actress.
While she agreed with their plan, she was given a memento that was supposed to be used as a prop during the audition, but it actually contained drugs. She was detained and imprisoned by UAE officials after drugs were discovered in her possession.
After questioning the two individuals, the UAE officers informed their Mumbai counterpart that the actor was a victim and not an agent of the narcotics trade. The Mumbai crime branch investigated these two men and thwarted the entire drug trafficking game.
FAQs related to Chrisann Pereira
Ans. Chrisann Pereira is currently 27 years old.
Ans. Chrisann Pereira was arrested by UAE officials after drugs were discovered in her possession.
Ans. Chrisann Pereira’s most notable roles include the Mahesh Bhatt-directed “Sadak 2’ and Batla House.