According to ANI, the court has now directed that an FIR be filed.
In his complaint, Ojha had named Kher, who plays the role of Singh, as well as Akshaye Khanna, who plays Singh's media advisor Sanjaya Baru, on whose book the movie is based upon. The film begins with a disclaimer that reads that it is entirely based on fiction and doesn't intend to hurt or defame any person, dead or alive and is exclusively meant for "entertainment". They have picked people who resemble the politicians and you can easily identify who is who. Anupam Kher was speaking to Hindustan Times' Sandip Pal. There is a point when your heart may go out to him as he offers to step down from his position in the wake of allegations of scams, carried out by others, but is blatantly turned down by the "madam".More news: West Ham United turn down bid from China for Marko Arnautovic
The audience may find it unconvincing with the series of incidents swiftly folded one after the other.
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In the appeal filed in the top court, petitioner Pooja Mahajan has sought stay on exhibition of trailer of the film on YouTube and to suspend the release and exhibition of the movie during pendency of the matter.
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It claimed that it "seems that film makers, producers have made an attempt to make commercial gains and the act of impersonation has been committed deliberately to defame the office of Prime Minister just to hype the excitement among the prospective viewers".
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