The High Court issued notice to Youtube and Google LLC seeking their response to the lawsuit. The proceedings were held via video conferencing. “Furthermore, having heard learned counsel for the parties, I am inclined to direct defendant No. 1 (Youtube) to take down the subject movie.
“At this stage, Mamta Rani Jha (Youtube’s lawyer) also in Producer Rahul Mittra wins case against Youtube in Delhi High Court omse that defendant No. 1 has been taken over by a US entity by the name Google LLC and that the aforesaid directions will be complied with by the said entity. The statement of Ms. Jha in this behalf is taken on record,” the judge said.
Rahul Mittra is a popular Bollywood film-maker, having produced films like the Saheb biwi aur Gangster trilogy starring Jimmy Sheirgill, Randeep Hooda & Mahie Gill, Revolver Rani starring Kangana Ranaut, Bullett Raja starring Saif Ali Khan, Sarkar 3 starring Amitabh Bachchan and the upcoming Torbaaz starring Sanjay Dutt, amongst others.