The High Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of filmmaker Rakesh Roshan, in which a plagiarized case of Dehradun resident was requested to dismiss the FIR lodged against him. The Supreme Court rejected the petition and cleared the way for the hearing of the case.


Filed on May 21 last year against Roshan in the Dalanwala police station in Dehradun, alleged that the film producer Roop Narayan Sonkar, resident of Dehradun, in parts of his film ‘Krrish 3’.

Over view of the case

• Sonak’s lawyer HC Bisht said, “Now we will prepare for the start of ‘human’ and ‘janwara’ (animal) and it will be named ‘Manwar’.
• He blamed Roshan of adopting this and using this word in the 2013 film “Krrish 3”, where the opponents played by actor Vivek Oberoi and Kangana Ranaut are called ‘Manvar’.
• Sonkar told that Roshan stole his story without informing him or bringing to his notice.
• A case was filed in the lower court this month.

In complaint
Sonkar told that in 2010, he had published a novel ‘Surdan’ in which he envisioned a creature in the combination of ‘human’ and ‘janwara’ (animals) and named him ‘Manwar’. He blmaed Roshan of stealing this concept and using this word in the 2013 film “Krrish 3”.