Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has approached a court docket right here, requesting it to document the assertion of her sister Rangoli Chandel within the defamation criticism filed by veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar. Ranaut moved the applying by her lawyer Advocate Rizwan Siddique on Friday earlier than Metropolitan Magistrate R R Khan. The court docket has stored the matter for order on August 11.
Last month, Ranaut had appeared earlier than the court docket of the metropolitan Justice of the Peace and pleaded not responsible within the case.
Akhtar had filed the criticism within the court docket in November 2020, claiming that Ranaut had made defamatory statements towards him in a tv interview, which allegedly broken his status.
In his criticism, Akhtar claimed that Ranaut dragged his title throughout an interview whereas referring to a ‘coterie’ current in Bollywood, following the alleged suicide dedicated by actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Ranaut had additionally moved a counter criticism within the court docket towards Akhtar for alleged “extortion and criminal intimidation” earlier than the metropolitan Justice of the Peace court docket.
The actor in her criticism towards Akhtar mentioned following her public dispute along with her co-star, the lyricist had referred to as her and her sister Rangoli to his home with “mala fide intentions and ulterior motives and then criminally intimidated and threatened” her. As per Ranaut’s criticism, Akhtar had pressured her to tender a written apology to her co-star.