Thursday, September 18, 2014

Rajinikanth Protest Against His 'Personality Rights' And Infringement!

For the first in the history of Indian cinema an actor has protested against 'personality rights' and infringement. The actor is none other but the Demi God of Southern Cinema and the iconic superstar of Indian cinema, Rajinikanth

Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday filed a petitioned in the Madras High Court against Mumbai based Varsha Production House seeking a stay on the release of its forthcoming Bollywood film MAIN HOON RAJINIKANTH.

The petition has been filed against the movie’s directed Faisal Saif and its producer Mrs.Saroj who have made a Bollywood film MAIN HOON RAJINIKANTH to bank on the popularity of national heartthrob Rajnikanth

A furious Rajnikanth in his petition has lambasted that he has ‘never endorsed’ any film or product using his name as it might ‘mislead his loyal fans’. Rajini also contended that a film based on his “name or image” is a violation of his “privacy” and accused the producer of cashing on his “super hero image”. 

The Tamil superstar also said that neither the film’s producer nor director had approached him seeking ‘written’ or ‘oral’ permission to use his name in the film. Rajnikanth further said the film might defame him and upset his huge devoted fan base.

Another serious allegation against the movie according to Rajinikanth is that the producer had shamelessly lifted several iconic scenes from Rajinikanth’s various hit movies by including in his forthcoming feature film without seeking permission from him or the concerned filmmakers, alleging it to be immoral and unethical. 

It may be noted in the film MAIN HOON RAJINIKANTH, South Indian actor Adithya Menon makes his debut as a hero in Bollywood. He portrays a C.B.I Officer-cum-Contract Killer named Rajinikanth Rao and bluntly copies the caricatured style of Rajnikanth from Rajinikanth's indisputable acting ability, charisma, mannerisms and stylized delivery of dialogues. 

Justice S Tamilvanan who is looking into the case granted interim injunction restraining Varsha Productions from releasing the film with that title and content. The court said as per Article 21 of the Constitution, everyone is entitled to lead a dignified life and no one can cause damage to the fame or reputation to any person against law. It further said available material placed before the court and arguments of Rajnikanth’s counsel showed that film degrades the reputation of a popular cine field personality.

Interestingly director Faisal Saif defending himself said the film is a comedy and a tribute to the living superstar and cultural icon of Tamil cinema Rajinikanth.

Bollywood Celebrities Wish PM Narendra Modi On His Birthday

The entire film fraternity came out in full force to wish birthday greetings to the dynamic Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who turned 64 on Wednesday. On the occasion, the prime minister met his mother in Gandhinagar and sought her blessings. 

Further he called upon his party men and the citizens not to spent money on his birthday but instead contribute wholeheartedly for the victims of Jammu and Kashir who are struggling for survival after the worst hit floods. 

Ajay Devgn was the first to tweet. In his tweet he prayed Almighty bestow health and strength to Modi so that he could meet the expectations of millions of people of India looking up to him. 

Actor Shreyas Talpade, who came to fame with his role in IQBAL quite innocently tweeted, “For the first time in my life I've felt like wishing a prime minister of our country a very very happy birthday.”

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in his wish hoped under able leadership of Modi a progressive India beckons. While eminent national and international film maker Shekhar Kapur, who made great films like MR.INDIA and BANDIT QUEEN tweeted, “Not sure you will get time to celebrate Sir, but happy birthday. Hope you stay healthy and strong.”

Sex siren Mallika Sherawat, who last year seductively sang birthday song to Narendra Modi, this year, wished him on Twitter.

Others who wished Modi were actor Anupam Kher, Shreyas Talpade, Tusshar Kapoor, Randeep Hooda and others. 

It may be remembered that just a few days back Salman Khan had appreciated Narendra Modi for his tremendous role in his 100 days in the house. Salman Khan had criticized the people who had doubted his ability saying “it has been just 100 days now; let's give him some more time - everyone deserves it. He is working from morning to night along with his team,"