‘Harold & Kumar’ star Kal Penn robbed at gunpoint

April 21st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Kal Penn Washington DC, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kal Penn was held at gunpoint and robbed, in the early morning hours on Tuesday. His representative has also confirmed the incident. The actor had become a White House aide and shifted to Washington DC, so that he could focus and concentrate fully on his new responsibilities. The actor had become the liaison officer between the White House and the Asian communities. However he had announced recently that he was heading back to don the grease paint to shoot for another ‘Harold & Kumar’ movie. But before he could go back to Hollywood, he was attacked at gunpoint.

According to the police officials a man with a gun came to Kal Penn, at around 1 am on Tuesday morning. He threatened the actor with the gun and managed to take his wallet and other valuable personal effects. According to reports, the actor was not injured in the gunpoint robbery. Kal subsequently filed a police complaint and an investigation has started on the issue.

The shooting for the movie would start soon, but it is not known whether Kal Penn would step down totally from his official responsibilities as a liaison officer between the White House and the Asian communities, or he would just take a small break for the shooting.

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