The Gulaab Gang film makers on Thursday
moved the Delhi High Court against the suspension of the release of
the movie but finally it got the clearance. The film is based on
the real life activist Sampat Pal Devi, who formed Gulaabi Gang, a
group of pink sari clad women vigilantes in Uttar Pradesh. The
movie was due to release on Friday starring Madhuri
Dixit and Juhi Chawla.
The film makers approached the division bench of Acting Chief
Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Siddharth Mridul, to hear out their
plea. The High Court earlier restricted from releasing Gulaab
Gang stating that the movie would damage the reputation of
Sampat Pal Devi. The movie is directed by debutant Soumik Sen, and
the film has been produced by Anubhav Sinha.
The High Court agreed to release the film Gulaab Gang.
The Gulaab Gang team must be overjoyed.
Sampat Pal Devi moved the High Court seeking a restraining order
on the release of Gulaab Gang, saying the filmmakers did
not take permission from her before starting this project. She also
said that the movie depicts her in bad light and she alleged that
the trailer of the movie shown would affect her reputation.
According to her, the depiction of her character in the movie is
like an anti social element which is not true when compared to real
life.But as Delhi
High Court has cleared the releasing date of the movie and it