Ram Setu appears to be in jeopardy even before the creators have issued a teaser. The movie opens in theatres during Diwali and stars Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez, and Nushratt Bharuccha are in the key roles. Prior to it, Subramanian Swamy sent a legal notice to the team’s creators.
Subramanian Swamy took to Twitter and wrote, “Mumbai cinema wallas have a bad habit of falsifying and misappropriation. Hence to teach them Intellectual Property Rights, I have through Satya Sabharwal Adv issued Legal Notice to Cine Actor Akshay Kumar (Bhatia) and 8 others for distorting Ram Setu saga.”
As per a reports, advocate Satya Sabarwal, who sent the legal notice on behalf of Swamy, said, “My client in 2007, has successfully argued before the Supreme Court for the preservation and protection of the Rama Setu and had opposed the Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project of the Government of India which envisaged rupturing the Rama Setu [held to be sacred by Hindus], on August 31, 2007, the Supreme Court was pleased to pass stay Order against any plan to demolish or damage the Rama Setu. This was on the grounds that faith and worship is a constitutional imperative.”
The notice also read, “It has come to my Client’s knowledge that, a Movie namely Ram Setu has been filmed and is set to be released on August 24. That Court proceedings are an integral part of saving the Ram Setu being demolished by previous Governments and if the same is being picturized in the Addressee’s film, then my Client has contributed in the film vide the Court proceedings initiated and my Client is bound to be recognized for the same with correct picturization of original facts and the Original Petitioner’s name used anywhere in the film.”
The action-adventure drama, which is directed by Abhishek Sharma and creatively produced by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi (Prithviraj Chauhan), tells a tale that is firmly entrenched in Indian cultural and historical history. Jacqueline Fernandez, Nushratt Bharuccha, and superstar Akshay Kumar are among the film’s impressive star cast.