A court in Delhi has summoned the most renowned Bollywood actor and producer Aamir Khan to appear in the court as a witness in a seven-year-old case for an act of infringement of the rules of copyright of his blockbuster film “Lagaan”. Aamir Khan who is a witness in this Copyright Act case has failed to appear before the court on the specified day and therefore this actor and producer of the recent hit “Taare Zameen Par” has been issued summons by the Metropolitan Magistrate Jagdish Kumar in his order against Amir to appear in the court on 10th of February next year. The case is related to the seizure of seven VCDs of “Lagaan” and 34 VCDs of “Gadar” by the Delhi police in a raid on the shop of accused Rishab Chawla in Lajpat Rai market in the capital on June 22, 2001. Anil Malhotra , who made a formal complaint against this copyright in the court submitted that he had the copyright of these two bollywood films. Amir Khan was made a witness in this case as the movie “Lagaan” was produced under his banner,“ Aamir Production Private Limited” in Mumbai. Police filed the FIR against Chawla under Section 63 of the Copyright Act.
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