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Delhi HC Dismisses Sushant Singh Rajput’s Father Plea Against Movies based On The Actor’s Life

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On Thursday, the Delhi High Court dismissed an application filed by Sushant Singh Rajput’s father Krishna Kishore Singh. The filmmaker had stated in court that there is no similarity or mention of the actor’s name in the movie.

In the statement reads, Delhi High Court dismisses late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s father’s petition against the proposed movies being made about the actor’s life. Sushant’s father had filed the plea restraining anyone from using his son’s name or likeness in movies.

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Justice Sanjeev Narula laid aside an application by the actor’s father Krishna Kishore Singh, seeking to restrain anyone from using his son’s name or likeness in movies.

According to Sushant’s father petition some of the upcoming movie projects, based on his son’s life are ‘Nyay: The Justice’, ‘Suicide or Murder: A star was lost’, ‘Shashank’ and an unnamed crowd-funded film.

The statement came after Sushant Singh Rajput’s first death anniversary. The actor on June 14, 2020, was found dead at his Bandra residence.

Sushant’s family claimed that, “Plaintiff (Singh) has apprehension that various plays, movies, web-series, books, interviews or other material may be published which would harm the reputation of the son of the plaintiff and his family,” the suit, which has sought damages of over Rs two crores from the filmmakers for “loss of reputation, mental trauma and harassment”

They further claimed that if “movie, web-series, book or any other content of similar nature is allowed to be published or broadcasted, it would affect the right of the victim and deceased for a free and fair trial as it may cause prejudice to them”.

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