Mumbai HC restrains Kamaal R Khan from posting slanderous tweets against producer Vashu Bhagnani in 'Coolie No. 1' review defamation case

Mumbai High Court has restrained self-proclaimed film critic and Twitter celebrity Kamaal R Khan from putting defamatory tweets against Bollywood producer Vashu Bhagnani and his family members till the pendency of the 1-crore defamation suit filed by the producer.

Vashu filed a case against KRK for his derogatory review on his production Coolie No 1, that released in December 2020. Vashu sought damages to the tune of Rs 1 crore for ‘defamation’, and statements that were termed as ‘slanderous’, ‘distasteful’, and ‘patently false allegations’ on KRK's Twitter and YouTube accounts.

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Reacting to the complaint, KRK took to Twitter to say, "Haha! Producer Vashu Bhagnani registered defamation case against me for the review of #CoolieNo1. Are you serious sir? I am loving it sir. It’s proof that #TheBrandKRK is the no.1 critic of all time. It’s proof Ki Mera Ek review Bollywood Walon Ki Neend Haram Kar Deta Hai."

Directed by David Dhawan, Coolie No 1 featured Varun Dhawan, Sara Ali Khan, Paresh Rawal and Shikha Talsania among others. The film released on Amazon Prime Video on December 25, 2020. It was produced by Vashu's banner Pooja Entertainment. 

(Source: Bar and Bench)