Indian 2 row: Madras High Court dismisses injunction filed by Lyca Productions against director Shankar
The production house had filed an injunction application against Shankar restraining him from directing his upcoming film with Ram Charan before the completion of Indian 2
The Madras High Court has dismissed the injunction application that was filed by Lyca Productions against director Shankar, which stated that the latter should be restrained from directing his upcoming film with Telugu star Ram Charan before the completion of Indian 2.
On April 1, Lyca Productions, the producers of Indian 2, had pressed charges against the director for not completing the film despite spending a massive budget of Rs 180 crores. When the case was once again heard on April 22, the judges asked the two parties to settle the issue amicably. However, the talks were unsuccessful.
Today, the court dismissed all applications that were filed by Lyca Productions, including the application filed to furnish security filed by Lyca
Indian 2 is the sequel to Shankar and Kamal Haasan's 1996 blockbuster. The film went on floors in 2020 and was stalled after a crane accident on the sets killed three people. Later, due to the coronavirus lockdown, the film's shooting has been further delayed.
Indian 2 will bring back Kamal Haasan as the vigilante Senapathy who fights against corruption. The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Nedumudu Venu, Siddharth, and Rakul Preet Singh in prominent roles.