October 15, 2013
Honey Singh’s Song In Trouble
The Delhi High Court recently expressed its disapproval over certain words in a song of the upcoming Akshay Kumar movie Boss and directed the producers to delete them.A division bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justice Manmohan asked the lawyer appearing for the producers of Akshay Kumar-Sonakshi Sinha starrer ‘Boss‘ to take instructions from his client on deleting the offensive words from the song and report by Friday.Appearing for the board, central government standing counsel Jatan Singh said the board had examined the song on receiving complaints from various quarters. “We called the producer and told him you should delete it. They said we will mute it,” he informed the bench.
At this, the bench made it clear that it favoured deletion of the words in the song that appeared to be offensive.