The High Court imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakhs as "punitive damages" on Mr Varma, his production house M/S RGV Productions Pvt Ltd as well as Varma Corporation Ltd and Madhu Varma. It said that the makers of Aag, had "Distorted and mutilated the original copyright work" of the maker of original Sholay
The single judge had noted that while the producers might suffer monetary loss, Sampat Pal will suffer both financial loss as well as loss of reputation "which cannot be calculated in terms of money".
Bollywood movie Bhoothnath Returns, starring Amitabh Bachchan, will hit theatres on April 11 as per schedule as the Delhi High Court today refused to stay its release.
The Delhi High Court today asked the producers and writers of Bhoothnath Returns, starring Amitabh Bachchan, to try to settle the dispute with a Hindi writer who is alleging the flick is based on his short story.