Megastars Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan,
Kareena Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra have
been entrapped in legal hassle over alleged "uncensored and
indecent" dance programmes during the IPL-V inaugural show in
Chennai in April.
Madurai Bench of Madras High Court ordered issue of notices to
the stars on a petition seeking registration of a criminal case
against them. According to the petitioner, the dance and
performances of the celebrities were "obscene and lascivious,
appealing to the prurient interest". The performance, video
clippings and photographs of such dances and "uncensored" telecast
allegedly had distracted students who were taking examinations at
The petition also included the names of Indian Premier League
chairman Rajeev Shukla, American pop star Katy Perry, Australian
cricketer and Chennai Super Kings member Douglas Bolinger and a
Sony Set Max TV official.