A UAE-based finance company has filed a cheating complaint in a magistrate’s court against the makers of Bollywood film ’83’. Future Resources FZE has moved the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate’s court. At the same time, action demanded against the makers of the film under sections 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code.
Cheated in giving the rights of the film to the complainants.
The complaint also named Vibri Media and its directors. The complaint, filed through advocate Rizwan Siddiqui, states that the accused produced ’83’ and cheated in giving the rights of the film to the complainants.
Motivated the company to invest more than Rs 15.30 crore
Directors of Vibri Media for the period April 2012 to March 2020. Submitted ‘tampered and exaggerated’ business plans and profit and loss estimates and induced the complainant company to invest more than Rs.15.30 crore.
The matter is yet to come up for hearing.
The cricket-drama, directed by filmmaker Kabir Khan, chronicles India’s victory under the captaincy of Kapil Dev. When the team won its first World Cup trophy in 1983 by defeating West Indies in the final. Ranveer Singh is playing the role of Kapil Dev in the film. Singh’s actress wife Deepika Padukone plays Kapil’s wife Romi in ’83’.
Rounded out the cast of the film.
Actors Pankaj Tripathi, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Jeeva, Saqib Saleem, Jatin Sarna, Chirag Patil, Dinkar Sharma, Nishant Dahiya, Hardy Sandhu, Sahil Khattar, Ammy Virk, Adinath Kothare, Dhairya Karva and R Badri rounded out the cast of the film. .
Will be released in theaters on December 24
’83’ from Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films will hit the theaters on December 24 in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam.