SOTYs Radha song gets KJo in legal trouble

It can't get ironical than this. While, on one hand, the Gods seemed to be favoring the BO collections of Karan Johar's Student Of the Year, on the other an Indore court on Friday told the cops to register a case against KJo and the singer Shreya Ghoshal for using 'objectionable' words ('sexy') against a Hindu deity in the song 'Radha' in the film.

Court of Judicial Magistrate First Class Santosh Prasad Shukla went onto issue an order to register a case against Karan Johar, Shreya Ghoshal, Gauri Khan, Vishal-Shekhar, Udit Narayan, lyricist Anvita Dutta and Sony music for using objectionable words against a Hindu deity. In addition to that, Manish Vishnoi (Secretary – Shri Vision Social Empowerment and Welfare Association) and Nilesh Jaiswal had moved a petition before a local court seeking action against the aforesaid on Thursday.

The petitioners have now appealed to the court that the said word should be deleted from the song and also suitable action should be taken against the guilty. The court stated that the matter is cognizable and there is no need of approval under Section 196 (1) of The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). It also instructed that a copy of the court order to be forwarded to Palasia police station to register a case.

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