Wednesday, August 10, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Madras High Court stays ''Aarakashan'' release

Madras High Court stays ''Aarakashan'' release
PTI | 07:08 PM,Aug 08,2011

Chennai, Aug 8 (PTI) The Madras High Court today put on hold the
release of Prakash Jha's 'Aarakashan' till an amount of Rs 3.71 crore
borrowed by the producer is returned to the financiers. The film,
produced and directed by Jha, stars Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan
and Deepika Padukone and is due for release all over the country on
August 12.Judge V Periyakarupiah issued the interim order.The film is
already embroiled in controversy with the National Commission for
Scheduled Castes dubbing it as anti-dalit. Some political parties have
also expressed their reservation over the subject of the movie.A
petition filed by two lawyers against the film is already pending in
Bombay High Court.

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