FIR lodged against Anupam Kher and Akshaye Khanna
My Times Today.Muzaffarpur Police has lodged an FIR against actors Anupam Kher, Akshaye Khanna and 12 others on a district court’s direction in connection with the movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister.The FIR was lodged at the Kanti police station on Tuesday after the court took objection to non-compliance of its January 8 order in this regard.Anupam Kher, Khanna and 12 others named in the FIR are associated with the movie ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ based on the tenure of former prime minister Manmohan Singh.
The court had on January 8 ordered police to lodge an FIR against the actors and 12 others on a complaint filed by advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha with a plea that the movie presented Manmohan Singh and a number of other public figures in bad light.
Police have lodged the FIR under IPC sections 295, 153, 153A, 293, 504, 506, 120B and 34 which relate to promoting enmity among different groups, sale of obscene objects, insult with intent to provoke breach of peace and criminal conspiracy etc.
In his complaint, Ojha named Kher (who plays the character of Manmohan Singh, as well as Akshaye Khanna, who plays the role Singh’s media adviser Sanjaya Baru, on whose book the movie is said to be based upon.