Sushant Singh Rajput's Rifleman in legal trouble
The film is purportedly based on rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat's life
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's upcoming film Rifleman has landed in a legal tussle with the director of the recently released 72 Hours: Martyr Who Never Died, Avinash Dhyani, claiming at a press conference that they had the original rights to make the movie based on rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat's life. 72 Hours...'s producer Prashil Rawat, and lawyer Nagesh Mishra were also present in the press briefing.
On January 15, Army Day, Sushant made an announcement through his social media account that he is going to be a part of Rifleman.
The producer of Sushant starrer film, Abundantia Entertainment has meanwhile sent a legal notice to the team of 72 Hours...
Dhyani, reacting to this, brought his 15 year experience to the fore and said that the 72 Hours...team is not going to step back from the issue. "If they (Abundantia Entertainment) think that we are going to succumb under their pressure then it's their biggest misunderstanding."
The director also slammed Sushant for not verifying the legal aspect before coming on-board for the film.