A few of Bollywood’s top production houses and four leading associations have joined hands and come together to file a lawsuit for ‘irresponsible reporting by certain media houses’. Bollywood producers- Karan Johar, Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn, Farhan Akhtar and others approached the Delhi High Court against two news channels, Republic TV and Times Now for using derogatory words like "filth", "scum" and "druggies” as well as some provocative expressions. Here’s a list of which production houses filed the case.
The names of leading associations who have filed the case are- The Film & Television Producers Guild of India (PGI), The Cine & TV Artistes’ Association (CINTAA), Indian Film and TV Producers Council (IFTPC), and Screenwriters Association (SWA). Speaking of production banners owned by Bollywood actors, the name of their banners are:
Aamir Khan Productions, which is owned by actor Aamir Khan
Ajay Devgn Flims (owned by actor Ajay Devgn)
Anil Kapoor Film and Communication Network(owned by actor Anil Kapoor)
Arbaaz Khan Productions(owned by actor Arbaaz Khan) Cape of Good Films (owned by actor Akshay Kumar)
Clean Slate Filmz(owned by actor Anushka Sharma)
Red Chillies Entertainment(owned by actor Shah Rukh Khan)
Salman Khan Films (owned by actor Salman Khan)
Sohail Khan Productions (owned by actor Sohail Khan)
One India Stories(owned by actor Dia Mirza).
Ashutosh Gowariker Productions (owned by filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker)
BSK Network and Entertainment (owned by producer Boney Kapoor)
Cape Of Good Films (Owned by Akshay Kumar)
Dharma Productions (owned by producer-filmmaker Karan Johar)
Emmay Entertainment & Motion Pictures
Excel Entertainment Owner By Farhan Akhtar
Filmkraft Productions (owned by Rakesh Roshan)
Kabir Khan Films(owned by filmmaker Kabir Khan)
Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment(owned by producer Sajid Nadiadwala)
R.S. Entertainment (Ramesh Sippy Entertainment) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Pictures
Reel Life Productions
Reliance Big Entertainment
Rohit Shetty Picturez(owned by filmmaker Rohit Shetty)
Roy Kapur Films(owned by producer Sidharth Roy Kapur) Sikhya Entertainment
Vinod Chopra Films(owned by filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra)
Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures(owned by filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj Chopra)
Tiger Baby Digital (owned by Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar)
Yashraj Films(owned by producer Aditya Chopra).
Meanwhile, the suit has been filed against Republic TV's Arnab Goswami and Pradeep Bhandari; as well as Rahul Shivshankar and Navika Kumar of the channel Times Now. Also Read: Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan Among 34 Producers File A Court Case Against News Channels For Using Derogatory Words ‘Scum’, ‘Druggies’ For Bollywood
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