In November, Javed Akhtar had filed the defamation case against Ranaut for the remarks she made about him during a TV interview while speaking about actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Ranaut had reportedly told Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami that Akhtar was part of SSR suicide gang.
A Mumbai Court on Tuesday gave a stern warning to Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut that if she fails to appear before it on the next date of hearing on September 20 in in a defamation case filed against her by noted lyricist Javed Akhtar, the Court will be forced to issue an arrest warrant against her.
Akhtar accused Ranaut of damaging his reputation by falsely attributing statements against him in an interview to Republic TV Editor-anchor Arnab Goswami, on July 19, 2020, soon after actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death
The Bombay High Court on Monday extended the interim relief of no coercive action against actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel till January 25.; The High Court also directed the city police not to summon the duo for questioning till then.