A court case has been filled against producers Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan and director Karan Johar for hurting Hindu religious sentiments by depicting deity Radha in an inappropriate manner in the film ‘Student of the Year’.
The court case was filed against the trio after a complaint from an advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha. Chief Judicial Magistrate S P Singh passed the order and court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district directed the police yesterday to register a case against the accused persons at Sadar police station and investigation in the matter.
In the complaint filed under sections 294 (Obscene acts and songs to the annoyance of others), 295 (deliberate and malicious act intended to hurt religious feelings and 295A (injuring or defiling place of worship intent to insult the religion) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Ojha alleged Hindu deity Radha was obscenely presented in a song in the movie.
‘Student of the Year’ movie marked the debut of Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra. The actors as well as the production houses Dharma Production, which produced the film in partnership with Shah Rukh Khan's production company - M/S Red Chillies Entertainment, have also been made parties in the case.
The movie released on October 19.