Chief Justice Mohit Shah News
Will Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods shut down?
There’s some skirmish between the government and Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods and the director plans to appeal to the Supreme Court
Showman Subhash Ghai seems to be going through a rough patch; not only are his films tanking at the BO, he now has deal with legal hassles that his film school Whistling Woods International has been dragged into. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Girish Godbole said, “In the interest of justice, we direct respondent number 3 and 4 (Ghai and Whistling Woods) to vacate 14.5 acre area immediately which shall be resumed by the state government. The remaining 5.5 acre where the institute is constructed shall be taken over by the government on July 31, 2014 by when all the ongoing courses at the film institute shall be completed.” This implies that Ghai will have to put a full stop to his dream project, his film school, over the next two years. Click here to read more
‘RA.One’ release: Shahrukh asked to pay Rs 1 crore by court
Troubles seem to be far from over for Shahrukh Khan, who is already stressed a week before the release of his ambitious film RA.One
The Bombay High Court has directed Shahrukh Khan to deposit Rs one crore as pay-order to the court before releasing RA.One, in a case of copyright violation. The said petition had been filed by TV producer and writer Yash Patnaik who claimed that sci-fi film RA.One was conceptualised by him. The division bench consisting of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice Roshan Dalvi reportedly said that if SRK’s Red Chillies Entertainment failed to deposit the money by tomorrow (October 22), there would be a stay order on the movie’s release. Click here to read more