A periods court docket in Mumbai on Thursday stayed the proceedings towards veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar in a grievance filed by Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut.
The order was handed by extra periods decide (Dindoshi court docket) AZ Khan, stated Javed Akhtar’s lawyer Jay Bharadwaj.
The court docket was listening to Javed Akhtar’s revision petition towards the summons issued towards him by a Justice of the Peace on Kangana Ranaut’s grievance.
Kangana Ranaut, in her grievance, accused Javed Akhtar of “extortion and legal intimidation”.
The Andheri metropolitan Justice of the Peace’s court docket, whereas issuing the summons on July 24, dropped the cost of extortion.
It, nevertheless, stated there have been enough grounds to proceed towards Javed Akhtar for legal intimidation.
Javed Akhtar’s revision petition within the periods court docket stated that the summons was issued in a “hasty and inappropriate method”.
The plea, filed by means of advocate Bharadwaj, claimed that there was nothing on document to indicate that there was enough materials out there with the Justice of the Peace for passing the order.
Kangana Ranaut, in the meantime, on Thursday filed her response to Javed Akthar’s revision utility.
Javed Akhtar, 76, had filed a grievance towards Kangana Ranaut in 2020, accusing her of creating defamatory statements towards him in a tv interview within the aftermath of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise.
She dragged his identify for no purpose whereas referring to an alleged coterie current in Bollywood, he stated.
Kangana Ranaut subsequently filed a counter-complaint in the identical court docket towards Javed Akhtar for alleged “extortion and legal intimidation”.
Following her public dispute with a co-star, the lyricist referred to as her and her sister Rangoli Chandel to his home with “malafide intentions and ulterior motives after which criminally intimidated and threatened” her, her grievance claimed.
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