PK poster row: Supeme Court to hear PIL seeking ban on release of Aamir Khan movie

New Delhi, Aug 14: After garnering a lot of controversies with the release of the poster of his new movie, PK, where Aaamir Khan is standing semi-nude with radio in his hand has now reached the Supreme Court. The all India Human Rights and Social Justice Front has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) which will be taken to the apex court on Thursday.

The petitioner submitted the film promotes nudity and pleaded the apex court to immediately intervene in the matter. The petitioner has made Aamir Khan and the director of the film Rajkumar Hirani parties in the case in addition to the Centre and the information and broadcasting ministry.

A case has already been filed in a court in Kanpur, on 2 August, against Khan and the makers of the “PK” after its poster showed the Bollywood star barebodied except for a transistor covering his private parts. In the complaint, lawyer Manoj Dixit accused the actor, producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra and director Rajkumar Hirani of promoting nudity and vulgarity.