News|November 9, 2012 4:08 pm

Now, an FIR lodged against the makers of SOTY!

Karan Johar’s film Student of the Year may have been declared a hit but the makers of the film are in trouble. An FIR has been lodged at Sadar police station in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on the direction of a local court against actor Shah Rukh Khan, his wife Gauri Khan, Karan Johar and others for hurting religious sentiments by depicting Hindu deity Radha in an inappropriate manner in one of the songs in teh film.

According to the police, FIR was lodged under sections 294 (Obscene acts and songs to annoyance of others), 295 (deliberate and malicious act intended to hurt religious feelings and 295A (injuring or defiling place of worship intended to insult the religion) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against Khan and others.

Police inspector Ezaj Ahmed has been made the investigation officer to probe the case.

After hearing the case, the judge had passed an order directing that a case be lodged against the accused in the Sadar police station. The film’s actors Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddharth Malhotra and the Dharma Production, which produced the film in partnership with Khan’s production company – M/S Red Chillies Entertainment, have been named as other accused in the case.

The FIR followed a complaint lodged by advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha on November five in the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate S P Singh alleging obscene presentation of the deity in a song in the film “Student of the Year”.

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