According to sources, reports claim that he did a scene, where he was seen drinking alcohol. The scene was shown without the so-called warning message. So, the case has been charged against the actor for doing it without showing the message.
Prithviraj played a 45 year-old police officer in his movie 7th Day. He was playing an investigating officer who tries to find out the culprits of a murder within seven days. The movie is a superhit one and is still getting rave reviews.
It is rule imposed by the authorities that a warning message saying 'consumption of alcohol is injurious to health' should be shown when any such scenes with liquor is shown anywhere in the film or on Television. Usually all scenes, be it in a seriel or a film, a skit or an ad, has to show this message if alcohol consumption is shown.
Excise claims that one of the shots in the film where Prithviraj was seen drinking alcohol did not show the warning message. Now, they have filed the case against the actor. Prithviraj has not made any comment on this as of now.