The court ruled in the favour of Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in the criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar. The next date has been set to 20th September
Kangana Ranaut has to be present for the next hearing in the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate's court on September 14.
On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.
The development comes after a BJP MLA demanded an apology from Akhtar over allegedly comparing the RSS with the Taliban.
An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' slammed lyricist Javed Akhtar for comparing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh with the Taliban.
The renowned Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhter had made these remarks during an interaction with a news channel.
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Last month, the Andheri metropolitan magistrate' court had issued summons to Kangana Ranaut, directing her to appear on March 1.
The court had issued summons to Kangana on February 1, and directed her to appear before it on March 1.
Akhtar, in his complaint, alleged that Ranaut had made defamatory comments against him in an interview, by dragging his name while referring to a 'coterie' existing in Bollywood.
Javed Akhtar claimed that she dragged his name while referring to a "coterie" existing in Bollywood, in TV interviews after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June last year.
As per the complaint, Ranuat had recently made certain baseless comments on Akhtar which has caused damage to the reputation of the veteran poet-lyricist.
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The complaint alleged Akhtar's comment on expelled AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain was 'seditious'
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