Bombay HC denies Javed Akhtar’s request for intervention
On Monday, July 26, 2021, the Bombay High Court refused to hear a request for intervention filed by Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar, alleging that Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut deliberately made a misleading statement in court to obtain a favorable order for the renewal of his passport. . The statement was submitted by attorney, Vrinda Grover, representing Akhtar, and it is reported that Ranaut’s attorney made a false statement that no criminal case is pending against her. Grover argued that a “cheat” was played out on the field for the Queen renewal of the actor’s passport.
Bombay High Court denies Javed Akhtar at last Kangana Ranaut hearing
The bench consisting of Judge SS Shinde and Judge NJ Jamadar declined to intervene in Kangana Ranaut’s final hearing at the Bombay High Court on Monday. The court said, “We won’t hear you. Today, you are not entitled to a hearing. If we allow this request, what will happen to hundreds of other people? “The tribunal will be inundated with hundreds of such pleadings. We have our limits. We do not accept a request for intervention from someone who is not a plaintiff (in the FIRs in question).” However, Grover continued to argue that Judge Jamadar asked him to stop and listen to the court.
Javed Akhtar’s latest petition was filed through attorney Jay Bharadwaj who revealed that the court’s petition required Ranaut’s attorney, attorney Rizwan Siddiquee, to confirm that “no criminal case was not pending against the actor “. Previously, in previous hearings, Ranaut had indicated that there were only two FIR (First Information Report) against her. She had not mentioned another pending defamation complaint that had been filed against her.
By filing an intervention plea, the veteran lyricist planned to participate in the proceedings of a motion for short filed by Kangana Ranaut who challenged the FIR filed against her for allegedly infringing the copyright of the named book. Didda: Warrior queen of Kashmir. According to India Today, Javed Akhtar’s lawyer Bharadwaj has revealed that they will contact the passport office to point this out. He said that although the passport was issued to Manikarnika actor, they go to the Passport Office to inform them that she did not mention the criminal case that is pending against her in Andheri Magistrates’ Court.
Image: Instagram by Kangana Ranaut / PTI
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