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Jaipur-based movie producer moves court against Akshay Kumar's Toilet Ek Prem Katha


Jaipur-based movie producer Pratik Sharma has moved the court against the creators of Akshay Kumar-starrer Toilet: Ek Prem Katha for supposedly lifting the punchline and the subject from his film Gutrun Gutar Gun. A copyright encroachment body of evidence was documented by Sharma against Plan C Studios, Friday Filmworks and Viacom18 on July 7 out of a Jaipur Metropolitan Court. The court has issued a notice returnable on July 22. Whenever reached, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha producers declined to remark. 

"Plan C is delivering it and Viacom18 is filling in as a maker and moderator. There is one line in my film – 'aurat shadi karke ghar mai aati hai, usko latrine nahi milta, bawal hota hai, insect mai pati usko can bana kar deta hai.' (a lady gets hitched and after that doesn't discover a can at home, makes a scene and eventually a can is built). As a result of this line the merchants are revealing to me my film is an indistinguishable film from Toilet: Ek Prem Katha," said Sharma, who had got done with making Gutrun Gutar Gun in 2015. His film, he says, had got an endorsement from the Central Board of Film Certification around the same time however they couldn't discharge it for absence of cash for conveyance. 

The film, which highlights the issue of houses without toilets, was even screened for Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and different dignitaries, Sharma said. "We likewise sent our film to celebrations like Delhi International Film Festival, Indian Film Festival Melbourne, Australia and Rajasthan International Film celebration," he said. 

In the wake of battling for a long time, his group was prepared to discharge it on July 28 this year. "Be that as it may, wholesalers have pulled out saying our film is like Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. They said regardless of the possibility that they put it up, they would expel it from screens if asked to. This is out of line," Sharma said. He said he is wanting to get equity in court. "We have confidence in law. I know we will get equity," he said in regards to the film, whose cast is driven by performing artist Asmita Sharma.

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