Bollywood Producers, Production Companies Approach Delhi HC Against Republic TV, Arnab Goswami, Times Now

Rohini Chatterji
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Four leading Bollywood industry associations and 34 producers have filed a suit at the Delhi High Court against Republic TV, Arnab Goswami,Times Now and others, reports Bar and Bench.

In a series of tweets Bar and Bench reported that the suit against Republic TV, Arnab Goswami, Pradeep Bhandari, Times Now, Rahul Shivshankar and Navika Kumar seeks to refrain the TV channels against making “irresponsible, derogatory and defamatory remarks against Bollywood as a whole” and members of Bollywood.

The suit also sought to refrain the news channels from “conducting media trials” of Bollywood celebrities.

The suit comes even as both Times Now and Republic TV have run news stories and television debates about a “drug mafia” in Bollywood.

Aamir Khan productions, Ajay Devgan films, Dharma productions, Rohit Shetty Productionz, Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies are among those who have gone to court.

The suit also sough restraint on the usage of words like “filth” “scum” and “druggies” used by news channels against Bollywood celebrities, Bar and Bench reported.

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