After clear the financial issues to the distributors for the huge loss of Lingaa. Now Rajinikanth facing yet another problem on the same movie A court in Madurai has issued summons to him and others ordered hat they appear before it on March 8 regarding a case against his film “Lingaa” on the charge that its storyline had been stolen from another script writer.
The Additional District Munsiff Court Judge likewise summoned K R Ravirathinam, filmmaker Rockline Venkatesh, B Ponkumar, Director K S Ravikumar and the General Secretary of South Indian Film Writers Association guiding them to appear in court.
The Judge said the Madras High Court had a month ago guided him to complete the trial for the situation inside of April 30 next and thus requesting that they appear in the witness of his court tomorrow. Rajinikanth starer “Lingaa” distributors may protest again.
Passing orders on an appeal by the filmmaker looking for transfer of the case to another court on grounds on delayed postponement in the trial, Justice V M Velumani of the high court had guided the Munsiff court to finish up the case inside of April 30. Rajinikanth ventures into sort “Lingaa” issue
The matter relates to a claim by offended party Ravi Rathinam of Madurai that his script was stolen by the producers of ‘Lingaa’.
He had moved the High Court which in December, 2014 ordered the maker to store an aggregate of Rs 5 crore by demand draft and another Rs 5 crore by way of bank ensure before releasing the movie.Criminal appeal against Rajinikanth, “Lingaa” maker
The maker conformed to the court request as he expected to release the movie promptly and bid against it in the Supreme Court which on March 20, 2015, guided him to outfit just Rs one crore as bank assurance and also ordered the trial court to arrange the suit inside of six months.