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Bombay HC refuses Naik Naik, Anurag Kashyap relief over 'smoking is bad for you' pop-up warnings

The Bombay high court has declined granting interim relief to movie director and producer Anurag Kashyap over a challenge of the government's rule to superimpose a "smoking is injurious to health" warning on movies whenever a cigarette is shown on screen.

The Censor Board had not given one of Kashyap's movie a certificate after he refused to include the warning in his movie Ugly. However, Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice MS Sanklecha said it would not grant interim relief and said he'd have to petition the central government to change the rule. [PTI]

Naik Naik & Co represented Kashyap, according to the Bombay high court's causelist of today.

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Like +3 Object -1 Lawyer 07 May 14, 18:33
Which lawyer represented who?? Or is it the classic case of "a bad order is an orphan, a good one has many fathers/lawyers" reporting?
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Like +1 Object -1 kianganz 07 May 14, 18:40
Nice point. The Causelist says Naik Naik & Co represented Kashyap... :)
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Like +1 Object -1 Sid 07 May 14, 19:42
Arrey yaar..Anurag Bhai..ek acchhi movie banaye ho, hamein dekhne do Ugly bhai.
Bekaar ki petition mein acchhi movie latak gayi hai batao
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Like +1 Object -1 Sid 07 May 14, 19:44
Please release Ugly man. It's been too long; enough with your stupid tantrums and petitions. :(
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