Mahira Sharma accused of forging Dadasaheb Phalke Award, organisers demand a written apology

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Actress Mahira Sharma who is known for her stint in Bigg Boss 13 is currently breaking the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Mahira Sharma accused of forging Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Recently, the actress has been accused by the organizers of recently held Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival of forging a certificate of appreciation by the committee.

Recently, Mahira Sharma posted on her Instagram story showcasing that she has received the certificate of appreciation for being the ‘Most Fashionable Contestant of Bigg Boss 13’ at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020.

Mahira Sharma accused of forging Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Mahira Sharma, who was an attendee of this event, posted an Instagram story on 20th February 2020 at around 11:30 pm showcasing that she has received a certificate of appreciation at the DPIFF award ceremony for being “The Most Fashionable Contestant Of Bigg Boss 13.”

But according to the DPIFF officials, it is actually a forged award. They accused Mahira of sharing a fraudulent certificate on social media.

They have released a statement on Mahira for sharing the fraudulent certificate on her social media handles while calling Sharma a fraud. While sharing the statement on their handle, they wrote, “DPIFF OFFICIAL STATEMENT Our official statement on @officialmahirasharma for forging the prestigious certificate of Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020.”

The statement read, “This said certificate of appreciation has not been issued by any team member of DPIFF or the associates involved in the event and hence is considered to be forged. This fraudulent certificate has clearly violated the DPIFF’s IP based assets and the brand collaterals as they have been used without the consent of the organization to create this accolade.”

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The DPIFF’s team issued an Intimation letter of such act to Mahira Sharma asking to take down all the misleading PR activities done by her and her team and have asked her to share a written public apology to the brand within the next 48 hours. Failing to do so will result in legal proceedings against her and all the others involved in preparation of such purported story and certificate.