Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Athiya Shetty’s Motichoor Chaknachoor director Debamitra Biswal has been accused of taking Rs 32 lakh from a Bihar distributor by fraudulently trying to sell the rights of the upcoming film without having authority.
A statement petition filed on November 6 at a court of sub-judge in Saran (Chapra), Bihar (Suit no 855 of 2019) states that Biswal has admitted to selling the rights of the movie and taking the money fraudulently, without the knowledge of the production house and studio.
The petitioner also claims that it happened in the presence of actress Athiya Shetty, who stars in the film opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Legal proceedings against the director is being processed by the production house and studio.
Motichoor Chaknachoor director accused of fraud
The film is produced by Viacom18 Studios, Woodpecker Movies, Rajesh and Kiran Bhatia. Legal counsel of Woodpecker Movies Ramesh Jain said, “The matter is of clear fraud and collusion and we are now investigating and approaching the honourable court for relief of same.”
The film is about a 36-year-old man which is played by Nawaz is unable to find a bride for himself. On the other hand, there’s young girl (Athiya Shetty) who only wants to marry an NRI. In a series of confusion, the two gets married, what follows is what the crux of the story.
Directed by Debamitra Biswal and produced by Viacom18 Studios, Woodpecker Movies, Rajesh and Kiran Bhatia, the film also stars Navni Parihar, Abhishek Rawat and many more in pivotal roles. Directed by Debamitra Bansal.
The film releases on 15th November 2019.