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On June 14, Sushant Singh Rajput was found hanging with a fan in his home. Since then, several news channels have called it a murder and targeted Bollywood.
- 4 film associations, 34 filmmakers applied in October
- The next hearing of the case will be held on December 14 in the Delhi High Court
The Delhi High Court has issued notices to several media houses and their journalists seeking coverage of the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. These include Arnab Goswami, executive editor of Republic TV and Navika Kumar, executive editor of Times Now. The court issued the notice after hearing the appeals of 34 filmmakers on Monday, who had allegedly insulted news channels and journalists and Bollywood.
Court Instructions – Do not play offensive content
The court instructed news channels and journalists not to broadcast offensive content on their channels or to post headlines on social media. A bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdhar said, “On the advice of the channels, I have been assured that they will only abide by the program codes and rules covered by the TV Regulation Act.” The next hearing of the case will be on December 14.
The court cited the example of Princess Diana’s death
At this point the court cited the example of British Princess Diana, who died in 1997. The court said, “She died in the case of Princess Diana because she was fleeing from the media. You can’t go this route.” Notably, Princess Diana’s car collided with a pole to escape the photographers and 191. He died on 31 August.
The application was made in October
In October, four film associations and 34 filmmakers filed a petition in the Delhi High Court against several channels and their journalists. He has accused the news channels of blackmailing Bollywood.
The petition was directed to Rahul Gandhi and Navika Kumar to stop irresponsible and offensive reporting against Channel Republic TV, its journalists Arnab Goswami, Pradeep Bhandari, Channel Times Now and other Bollywood celebrities.
These four associations are among the applicants
And includes 34 manufacturing houses
Words like smell were used for Bollywood
After the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, there were personal attacks on the film industry and its people. In the case of Bollywood, the words have been used as smells, castles of Charashis, stigma of society. Not only that, it was also used by Bollywood channels, where ‘dirt needs to be cleaned’ or ‘there is so much smell in the center of Bollywood that even the whole perfume of Arabia is used to remove, nothing will happen’