The Supreme Courtroom Wednesday refused to entertain a Netflix attraction in opposition to a Bihar decrease court docket order restraining it from utilizing the title of businessman Subrata Roy in its upcoming net collection ‘Dangerous Boy Billionaires’. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde nonetheless granted liberty to Netflix to method the Patna Excessive Courtroom in opposition to the order handed by a decrease court docket at Araria, Bihar.
“Dismissed. We’re sorry,” the bench stated whereas rejecting the attraction.
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, showing for Netflix, instructed the bench that a number of petitions pertaining to the net collection are pending in numerous excessive courts and the apex court docket ought to switch these issues to itself.
The bench issued discover on the separate petitions filed by Netflix in search of switch of the issues pending earlier than completely different excessive courts.
Senior advocate Vikas Singh, showing for Sahara India, opposed the Netflix plea and stated that the order was handed by a civil choose and an attraction would lie earlier than the district choose and never earlier than the excessive court docket or the apex court docket.
The net collection, scheduled for launch in India on September 2, is promoted by Netflix as: This investigative docuseries explores the greed, fraud and corruption that constructed up – and in the end introduced down – India’s most notorious tycoons.