»   »   »  HC Serves Legal Notice To Makers Of Haider

HC Serves Legal Notice To Makers Of Haider

Posted By:
Subscribe to Filmibeat
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

    The movie Haider starring Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor was released recently and received wide spread appreciation.

    However, the film Haider also witnessed some controversy and criticisms for supposedly hurting Hindu sentiments and showing Indian Army in a bad light.

    A PIL was filed against Vishal Bhardwaj's film Haider demanding ban on screening of the movie on grounds that the film is against national interest.

    Shahid Kapoor

    In response to the PIL filed, the Allahabad High Court has now issued a notice to the makers of Shahid Kapoor starrer Haider, along with a copy to the Central Board of Film Certification to provide their reply within four weeks.

    Hindu Front for Justice, a group of local lawyers filed a PIL against the film alleging that the movie hurts Hindu sentiments as in the song 'Bismil', Shahid Kapoor and others were seen dancing with footwear at the Martand Sun Temple.

    Click here to buy Movies Tickets Starting @ Rs. 850 from Kyazoonga

    In addition, the PIL also claimed that the film portrayed the Indian Army in a bad light as the movie allegedly suggests that the Indian Army carried out attrocities on the Kashmiris.

    The group not only demanded a ban on screening of the film but also urged the Court to initiate criminal proceedings against the director of Haider, script writers and actors for alleged act of sedition.

    Now, the Court has asked the makers of Haider which happens to be Shahid Kapoor's best ever film, to come up with a reply within four weeks.

    Get all the buzzing scoop from the world of entertainment - Filmibeat

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Filmibeat sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Filmibeat website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more