No Compulsive Action To Be Taken Against Salman Khan Produced Movie 'Loveyatri': SC

| September 27 , 2018 , 15:18 IST

Several private criminal complaints were filed against actor Salman Khan’s movie ‘Loveyatri’ alleging that its name has hurt the religious sentiment of Hindus. The Supreme Court declared on Thursday that no compulsive action is to be taken in any part of the country against Bollywood actor Salman Khan or his upcoming production Bollywood venture ‘Loveyatri’.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission that the movie has been cleared by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and despite this, an FIR has been registered in Bihar and a criminal complaint is pending in Vadodara in Gujarat.

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The bench took note on the documents of the producer and said that no compulsive action shall be taken against it relating to the content and the name of the movie.


The film was earlier named ‘Loveratri’ but was changed by the producer after several complaints that it hurt religious sentiments since it was similar Navratri, a Hindu festival.

The movie stars Salman’s brother-in-law Aayush Sharma, Warina Hussain, Ram Kapoor and Ronit Roy. This movie is going to be released on October 5.