Karan Johar files a plea in High Court against makers of Shadi Ke Director Karan Aur Johar for using his name in the title

He sought a restraining order against the producers and writer-director Bablu Singh from using his name in the title of the film
Karan Johar files a plea in High Court against makers of Shadi Ke Director Karan Aur Johar for using his name in the title

Karan Johar has moved Bombay High Court against the makers of upcoming Hindi film, Shaadi Ke Director Karan Aur Johar on Wednesday, arguing that they have unlawfully used his name in the title. Karan, in his plea, sought a permanent injunction and restraining order against the movie’s producers, IndiaPride Advisory and Sanjay Singh and writer-director Bablu Singh from using his name in the film’s title.

The suit was mentioned before a single bench of Justice RI Chagla on Wednesday. The court will hear the plea on Thursday. The movie is slated for release on June 14 (Friday).

Karan said in the suit that he had no relation with the film or its makers and maintained the latter were unlawfully using his name in the title. He added that the film’s title made a direct reference to his name, thus violating his personality rights and right to privacy.

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