On Tuesday, the Delhi High Court ordered the producers of several proposed and upcoming films based on the life of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput to respond to his father’s request that no one use his son’s name or likeness in films.
On the suit filed by Sushant Singh Rajput’s father, Krishna Kishore Singh, Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri served notice on the filmmakers and asked them to respond by May 24. “Taking advantage of the situation, the defendants (filmmakers) have been attempting to profit from it for personal gain.”
“As a result, Plaintiff (Singh) is concerned that various plays, movies, web-series, books, interviews, or other material may be published that would damage the plaintiff’s son and his family’s credibility,” the suit alleged, filed through attorneys Akshay Dev, Varun Singh, Abhijeet Pandey, and Samruddhi Bendbhar.
Apart from calling for the film to be banned, Nyay: The Justice, Suicide or Murder: According to Report, Sushant Singh Rajput’s father, Shashank, has also sought an injunction against any other film, publication, caricature, or other work based on the actor’s Existence.