Hyderabad-based filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar had filed contempt of court against Amazon Prime and makers of upcoming Hindi movie "Jhund" starring Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role.
Now The Supreme Court has given a green signal for the OTT release of Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Jhund’, putting a stay on the status quo order of the Telangana High Court
The Bench, comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and AS Bopanna, on prima facie found that the order of the High Court was against the balance of convenience.
Granting interim relief to the filmmakers, the top court has allotted May 13 as the date for the final disposal of the case.
‘Jhund’ is a biographical sports film based on the life of Vijay Barse, founder of NGO ‘Slum Soccer’.
The film is about a notorious street gang that engages in petty crimes and other illegal activities, however, a coach (Amitabh Bachchan) shapes them into a football team.
Helmed by filmmaker Nagraj Popatrao Manjule, Jhund is bankrolled under the banner of T-Series, Tandav Films Entertainment and Aatpat.