The Jaipur court rejected the plea against Toilet: Ek Prem Katha starring Akshay Kumar. On August 2, the arguments regarding the case completed. S.S. Hora, counsel for Viacom18, had a word with IANS. He said:
“After hearing arguments for three successive days, the Jaipur Metropolitan Court prima facie found no merit in the case and rejected the application.”
Furthermore, the advocate of Pratik Sharma, G.D. Bansal, said:
“We will study the judgment and then decide our future course of action.”
Pratik Sharma filed the copyright infringement case against Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. He brought the case in the Jaipur Metropolitan Court against Plan C Studios. Plan C Studios is the collaboration between Reliance Entertainment and Friday Filmworks.
According to Pratik, the makers lifted the punchline and the subject from his film Gutrun Gutar Gun. On July 26, The court asked the makers of Toilet: Ek Prem Katha to file a reply or bring the case to trial on July 31. Due to a strike of clerical staff, the date of giving a reply shifted from July 22 to July 26.
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is going to hit the screens on August 11. The movie stars Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Padnekar in lead roles. The movie deals with the sanitation problem in India.
Stay tuned with UMD for further updates. Also, tell us how excited are you for Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.