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Not too long ago we had reported that
there was a legal dispute between Vashu
Bhagnani and T-Series over the distribution
rights of their forthcoming films Fanney
Khan and Batti Gul Meter Chalu. While the
Delhi Supreme Court ruled in T-Series'
favour, now Vashu has dragged Prernaa
Arora of KriArj Entertainment to EOW since
the deal for their distribution rights for
these films were signed through her
The Supreme Court in their earlier
judgement had stated that Vashu Bhagnani
doesn't own any rights to distribute the
films Fanney Khan and Batti Gul Meter Chalu.
On the other hand, Bhagnani and team filed
the case on the basis of the deal they
signed with KriArj Entertainment. Now,
Vashu has dragged Prernaa Arora and
Protima Arora from the company to the
Economics Offence Wing by filing an FIR
against them over the case wherein he has
been continuing his fight for his credit in
Fanney Khan.
Lawyer Vibhav Krishna, who is representing
Vashu Bhagnani, has revealed details of the
case in recent reports wherein he has
stated that KriArj had sold the distribution
rights to Vashu in Rs. 10 crores, out of
which, Rs. 5.5 crore were to be paid as the
signing amount on December 16, 2017
whereas the rest would be a week before
its release. The lawyer also alleged that
Vashu had paid Rs. 8.5 crore to Prernaa in
advance when the latter was in dire need of
Reportedly, Vashu Bhagnani's FIR also talks
about the Aroras and Arjun N Kapoor of
KriArj violating the bulk deal of theatrical
they had signed with each other for other
films like Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran,
Kedarnath including the other two films. In
recent reports, Krishna also added that Pad
Man was another film which had Bhagnani
investing in it. He maintained that Prernaa
had asked Sony Pictures to pay the sum
[that was invested] to Bhagnani by April 15
but the same is yet to be received.
The lawyer of Bhagnani and his company
Pooja Entertainment has also asserted that
the court has summoned Altaf Hussain, who
handled the finances at KriArj
Entertainment, with all the necessary
documents like agreements, account books
etc. and they also have an assurance from
Prernaa that Hussain will be explaining the
details to the court.