Fresh trouble for makers and actors of the movie Ram Leela as a local Court has issued arrest warrants against the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali along with actors Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra.
The arrest warrants have been issued in connection to a case
filed alleging that a few scenes in the movie Ram Leela
hurt religious sentiments of the Hindus.
It is to be mentioned, one advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha filed a
case on November last year alleging that some scenes in the movie
Ram Leela directed by Sanjay Leela bhansali hurt the
religious sentiments of the Hindus.
Following which, the Madhya Pradesh High Court put the ban on
the release of the movie till November 22 but the movie got
released on November 12 itself.
Now, issuing warrants against the makers and the actors of the
movie, Chief Judicial Magistrate, S.P. Singh has instructed Mumbai
Police Commissioner to arrest the persons concerned and produce
them before the Court on June 4.
Apart from director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actor Ranveer Singh,
two actresses Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra, warrants have
also been issued against the producer Kishore Lulla as well as the
musicians and lyricist of the movie.
The CJM took cognisance of the case on February 14 this year and summoned the actors and the director of Ram Leela who did not turn up following which the warrants were issued today.