A local court here has directed police to lodge an FIR against actors Rakhi Sawant, Rahul Mahajan and six others for allegedly threatening a man, who claims to be the original writer of the celebrated TV reality show 'Rakhi Ka Swayamvar'.
The petitioner Gaurav Tiwari claimed that he had written the original script for Rakhi Ka Swayamvar but the production house used it without his consent. This was was a violation of Copyright Act. Tiwari has lodged an FIR in this regard.
Recently, Tiwari again alleged in the court that he was repeatedly getting threat calls from the actors asking him to withdraw the charges. Tiwari approached the court March 30 and the magistrate directed the Police on April 2 to lodge the FIR against eight persons namely Rakhi Sawant, Rahul Mahajan, Fajila Allana, Sameer Nair, Chetanya Deewan, Hemawat Choudhary, Karan Singh, Jitendra Singh Rathore under various sections of IPC including section 386 (Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt), 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation), 120 B (Punishment of criminal conspiracy).
The police has received the court order and will take an action soon. 'Rakhi ka swayamvar', is a marriage-based reality show with a month-long drama. The main actor will choose her groom or bride from a number of participants on the show.