The creators of Rustom star Akshay Kumar, released in 2016, have had legal issues. Katni’s court issued a notice to directors on a scene in the film and ordered them to appear on March 10. Scroll down to find out more.
The direction of Tinu Suresh Desai is loosely based on the court case KM Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra. The film tells the story of a naval officer whose wife has an extramarital affair with a businessman. It was one of the highest grossing films of 2016.
As reported by Patrika, the Katni court in Madhya Pradesh ordered Akshay Kumar, Subhash Chandra of Zee Entertainment, as well as producer-director and screenwriter of the film Rustom to appear for a hearing on March 10. of the plaintiff Manoj Gupta for having described the lawyer as “immodest”.
In his petition, the plaintiff Manoj Gupta alleged that he and his partner Anshu Mishra had gone to see the film, where in one scene from the film, the main character of the film is seen using the word “shameless” for the lawyer when. cross-examination. the other actors (Anang Dewi) during the legal proceedings.
Gupta later in his petition alleged that the word “shameless” undermines the legal functioning of lawyers and harms his professional life. He also felt that the word is also defamatory to all lawyers, and he therefore asked the court to punish those responsible for the film, according to the report.
Upon hearing the case, the Katni court sent notice to Rustom lead actor Akshay Kumar, Zee Entertainment’s Subhash Chandra, director Tinu Suresh Desai, writer Vipul K Rawal, filmmaker Anang. Desai, City Pride Cinema Hall, City Mall Katni owner Suresh Gupta and others. The report also stated that they had been charged under sections 500, 501, 502.
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