Complaint filed against John Abraham’s ‘Satyameva Jayate’

An advocate has filed a complaint against the film for allegedly disrespecting National Emblem.

New Delhi: Filmmakers of the upcoming Bollywood flick Satyamev Jayate led by John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee has landed in trouble as an advocate has reportedly filed a complaint against the film.

News agency ANI reported on Thursday that advocate Ramakant Patil has filed a complaint against Satyameva Jayate for allegedly disrespecting National Emblem in its trailer.

“I have filed the complaint because ‘Ashok Stambh’ can’t be used for business purpose,” Patil was quoted as saying by the agency.

Satyameva Jayate is written and directed by Milap Milan Zaveri. Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Nikkhil Advani (Emmay Entertainment), Monisha Advani and Madhu Bhojwani, the film features John Abraham, Manoj Bajpayee, Amruta Khanvilkar and Aisha Sharma in lead roles.

The song ‘Dilbar’ which is a cover version of the original song in Sushmita Sen and Sanjay Kapoor-starrer Sirf Tum went viral upon release on YouTube.

Satyameva Jayate is scheduled to release on August 15.

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