Gujarat High Court dismisses PIL seeking ban on ‘Kedarnath’ – Times of India

The Gujarat High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL wanting for a ban on the release of Bollywood film “Kedarnath” and said it turned into once merely a “publicity stunt” by the petitioner.PTI | Dec 5, 2018, 21:16 ISTThe Gujarat High Court Wednesday dismissed a PIL wanting for a ban on the release of Bollywood film “Kedarnath” and said it turned into once merely a “publicity stunt” by the petitioner.

The film, which stars Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan, is ready aside of abode to release on December 7.
A division bench of Performing Chief Justice A S Dave and Justice Biren Vaishnav dismissed the PIL that sought a ban on the release of the movie announcing that it harm the “religious sentiments” of Hindus.
Prakash Rajput, president of Worldwide Hindu Sena, had filed the plea claiming that the movie harm the sentiments of Hindus because it featured a Muslim boy falling in love with a Hindu lady.
Within the petition, he alleged the movie also featured kissing scenes at Kedarnath, a revered repute, which also harm the sentiments of Hindus.
Coming down heavily on the petitioner, the court docket said the PIL turned into once nothing but a “publicity stunt”. It also imposed a truly most attention-grabbing of Rs 5,000 on him.
Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the movie reveals a well off Hindu lady falling in love with a Muslim guide throughout a tour of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand.