Poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar has filed a defamation case against actor Kangana Ranaut in a Mumbai court for making “baseless allegations” towards him in comments made to the media on the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, news agency PTI reported.
Within the case filed earlier than the metropolitan magistrate in west Mumbai’s Andheri, Javed Akhtar sought motion underneath the Indian Penal Code towards Kangana Ranaut for defamation, PTI reported.
Within the grievance, Javed Akhtar stated Kangana Ranaut made “baseless feedback” that “induced injury to fame“. The grievance alleged Kangana Ranaut dragged in his title whereas referring to a “coterie” in Bollywood whereas speaking in regards to the dying of Sushant Singh Rajput within the media.
Kangana Ranaut has been criticizing sections of Bollywood over nepotism and lack of transparency. After Sushant Singh Rajput was discovered lifeless at his Mumbai residence in June, Kangana Ranaut had launched a two-minute video talking extremely of him and alleging that he was a sufferer of nepotism within the movie trade.
In a separate matter, the Mumbai Police in the present day issued discover to Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel to seem earlier than them on November 10 and November 11 in reference to a case of allegedly selling enmity between communities by their remarks.
A case has been filed towards the actor with Bandra police station for alleged provocative speech.
On October 21, the duo was issued discover asking them to seem earlier than officers to file statements within the case. Nevertheless, Kangana Ranaut’s lawyer responded then saying she was in Himachal Pradesh and busy with the marriage preparations of her cousin brother.