The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the decision of the Gujarat High Court quashing a criminal case filed against Bollywood actor, Shah Rukh Khan, who was booked for allegedly causing a stampede at the Vadodara Railway Station in 2017, while promoting his film 'Raees'..A bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and CT Ravikumar dismissed the appeal filed by the original complainant challenging the Gujarat High Court's January 2022 judgment..In January 2017, the actor and the production team were travelling from Mumbai to Delhi by train as part of the promotion drive for Hindi feature film 'Raees'. When the train reached Vadodara, a huge crowd had gathered at the railway station. In the ensuing stampede, several persons were injured and one person died.Subsequently, one Jitendra Madhubhai Solanki filed a private complaint against Khan before the Judicial First Class Magistrate, Vadodara, alleging that his presence at the Vadodara Railway Station coupled with him throwing T-shirts and smiley balls at the crowd assembled at the station led to the alleged stampede. A complaint was registered for the offences of causing death by negligence, mischief, and act endangering life or personal safety of others as well as Sections 145 (drunkenness or nuisance) and 147 (trespass) of the Railways Act.After and enquiry report was submitted, the Magistrate Court issued summons to the actor.Khan then moved the High Court to quash the proceedings against him. On January 27 this year, single-judge Justice Nikhil S Kariel allowed Khan's plea, finding that the acts of the veteran Bollywood star were not extremely high in negligence or recklessness, nor were they the proximate or efficient cause of the alleged incident.The complainant then approached the Supreme Court challenging the High Court's order. .The complainant-petitioner was represented by Senior Advocate Vijay Kumar.Khan was represented by Senior Advocate Siddharth Luthra, briefed by a team from Karanjawala & Co. led by Senior Partners Ruby Singh Ahuja and Sandeep Kapur.