Top Bollywood filmmakers and producers on Monday filed a lawsuit within the Delhi High Court towards “irresponsible reporting by certain media houses”, reported Bar and Bench. The swimsuit filed by main 34 manufacturing homes takes sturdy exception to channels utilizing expressions similar to “it is Bollywood where the dirt needs to be cleaned”, “This is the dirtiest industry in the country”, and “cocaine and LSD drenched Bollywood”.
[BREAKING] Suit has been filed earlier than Delhi High Court by 4 Bollywood trade Assns & 34 main Bollywood producers AGAINST
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The lawsuit has been filed towards Republic TV and Arnab Goswami and Pradeep Bhandari of the channel; and Times Now and its outstanding anchors Rahul Shivshankar and Navika Kumar. The Suit is to to chorus them from making irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks towards Bollywood as an entire and members of Bollywood, and to restrain them from conducting media trials of Bollywood personalities
The swimsuit asks the information channel to ABIDE by the provisions of the Programme Code and to withdraw, RECALL and take down all of the DEFAMATORY content material printed by them towards Bollywood.
The actors who’ve arrange movie manufacturing corporations of their names and who’re among the many plaintiffs embrace Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma. The well-known filmmakers who’re guild members are Rohit Shetty, Kabir Khan, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Ramesh Sippy, Rakesh Roshan, Ashutosh Gowariker, Ritesh Sidhwani, Sajid Nadiadwala, Luv Ranjan, Siddharth, Vishal Bhardwaj, Zoya Akhtar, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Abhishek Chaubey.