Bollywood producer Ekta Kapoor had raised an objection over the Kannada movie Silk Sakkath Hot, which was earlier called as Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Hot Maga. It was said that the Kannada movie was a biopic on yesteryear actress Silk Smitha.
The Bollywood producer had made a biopic titled The Dirty Picture on Silk Smitha. The movie starring Vidya Balan was a blockbuster. When she heard of a biopic in Kannada that too with title Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Hot Maga, she objected assuming that the Kannada movie might be inspired from her movie.
But Venkatappa, the producer of Silk Sakkath Hot, had said that nobody has the official rights of Silk Smitha to make a movie on her life. Even Ekta Kapoor too did not take permission from Silk's family.
Ekta Kapoor, who wrote to Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce about the same, did not get favourable response from the Kannada film chamber. It made her to approach the court where she filed a petition claiming that the makers of the Kannada movie were using her brand to sell their product.
Hence, she requested the court not to approve Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Hot Maga. The court asked the makers of the film not to use 'Dirty' in the title and asked them to screen the movie to Ekta Kapoor, who had raised doubts about the content of the Kannada movie. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...