SC issues notice to superstar Rajinikanth’s wife Latha over ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ dues

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New Delhi | Published: July 8, 2016 4:30:57 PM

The Supreme Court today issued notice to super star Rajnikanth's wife Lata Rajnikanth on a plea by Ad Bureau Advertising Pvt Ltd, Chennai over 'Kochadaiiyaan' movie selling rights.

rajni-LThe apex court has sought response of the super star’s wife in connection with the case of cheating.

The Supreme Court today issued notice to super star Rajnikanth’s wife Latha Rajnikanth on a plea by Ad Bureau Advertising Pvt Ltd, Chennai over ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ movie selling rights.

The apex court has sought response of the super star’s wife in connection with the case of cheating the post-production unit involved with ‘Kochadaiiyaan’, an animated, motion capture technology-based Tamil movie starring Rajinikanth

Earlier, the Bengaluru police had registered an FIR against Latha Rajinikanth on charges of cheating. She was also accused of producing forged documents before a court.

The FIR was registered at the Halasuru Gate police station under the provisions of IPC sections 196 (using evidence known to be false), 199 (false statement made in declaration which is by law receivable as evidence), 420 (cheating) and 463 (forgery).

The complainant had alleged that his firm did post-production work worth Rs 14.9 crore for ‘Kochadaiiyaan’. The superstar’s wife had signed a contract and guaranteed payment of the money. After the release of the movie the producer paid Rs 8.7 crore but the remaining Rs 6.2 crore was allegedly not paid, according to an Indian Express report.

(with ANI input)

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