The Delhi High Court will next hear the matter on July 29.
The Delhi High Court will next hear the matter on July 29.

HC directs Super Cassettes to screen film 'Khandaani Shafakhana' to a sexologist

  • A Delhi-based sexologist has alleged that the film 'Khandaani Shafakhana' defames him and his profession
  • The court was also of the prima facie view that there has been no infringement of any trademark as claimed by sexologist Vijay Abbot

NEW DELHI : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited, doing business as T-Series to show the movie 'Khandaani Shafakhana' to a Delhi-based sexologist who has alleged that the film defames him and his profession.

A single judge bench comprising of Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw asked Super Cassettes to show the film to the sexologist on Friday so that his apprehensions regarding his image defamation can be addressed. The court will again hear the matter on July 29.

“No statements regarding the movie shall be made and no information of the film will be divulged to anyone. Prima facie not satisfied with the contention. The trademark since 1st June 2001 hasn’t been used," the court said.

The court was also of the prima facie view that there has been no infringement of any trademark as claimed by the sexologist Vijay Abbot.

The movie which stars Sonakshi Sinha, Indian rapper-music composer Badshah and Varun Sharma in the lead is slated to be released on August 2.

While issuing the direction, the court said that after viewing the film's trailer and other material placed before it, it was of the prima facie view no damage has been caused to the reputation of the sexologist.

There is nothing wrong with it. There’s no goodwill left." Justice Endlaw remarked.

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