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 releases today.