Manikarnika Returns row: Ashish Kaul sends legal notice to Kangana Ranaut; Claims suffering mental anguish

As Ashish Kaul had claimed that Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda is based on his book, producer Kamal Jain had dismissed his claims. And now, the author has sent a legal notice to the Queen actress for the same.
Manikarnika Returns row: Ashish Kaul sends legal notice to Kangana Ranaut; Claims suffering mental anguish
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Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda has been the talk of the town ever since it has been announced. While the movie happens to be the sequel of 2019 release Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, it has also been mired by a controversy soon after the announcement. It so happened that author Ashish Kaul had accused Kangana and makers of Manikarnika Returns: The Legend of Didda of copyright violation and claimed that the movie is based on his book Didda - Kashmir Ki Yodha Rani.

While producer Kamal Jain has rubbished his claims, as per a recent development, Kaul has reportedly sent a legal notice to the Queen actress and has demanded a reply within 72 hours. According to a report published in Times of India, the notice reads, “Our Client was further appalled to discover that the nature and treatment of the character of Didda in the Proposed Film, was identical to the Narrative Text, the Book and the information communicated by Our Client in his e-mail of 11 September 2020. To add further insult to injury, Kangana Ranaut and Kamal Kumar Jain have since issued public statements alleging that their proposed Film is not based on the Book. It is re-iterated that the description of Didda as identified by Kangana Ranaut to promote the Film is identical to as set out in the Book.”

Furthermore, Ashish Kaul also stated that following the makers' false condemnation, he has been facing abuses and trolls n social media, as a result of which he suffered mental anguish. “On account of such false denunciations, Our Client has been trolled and abused by the fans of Kangana Ranaut on Twitter and has suffered extreme mental anguish. It is unfortunate that Our Client, an established and published author and one of the few leading authorities on Didda in the world, is being needlessly harassed due to the actions of Ms Kangana Ranaut and Mr Kamal Kumar Jain. Our Client further risks financial losses as he has been in conversation with major producers and studios for the production of a film based on the book and the script, which has been registered since 2017. The actions and representations of Ms Kangana Ranaut, Mr Kamal Kumar and Ms Rangoli Ranaut will severely impact all opportunities of commercial exploitation of the Narrative Text, the Book, and the Script by Kaul,” the notice added.

We wonder how Kangana will react to this notice.

Also Read: Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika Returns row: Kamal Jain says their film has no connection with Ashish Kaul’s book

Anonymous 1 month ago

We love you Kangana - More power to you - From the deepest corner of our hearts - Prayers for you always and hope you stand up always. You are a real life Manikarnika :)

Anonymous 1 month ago

Lol... It's fun now read all negative comments about kangana... I am so excited for this movie by her

Anonymous 1 month ago

Bollywood mafia and team dancing to choreography against those who expose them.

Anonymous 1 month ago

Oh please. This Ashish Kaul is so publicity hungry it is laughable -- obviously no one was buying his book and he spotted the chance to make some noise. Maybe he should sue Wikipedia too for having an entry on Queen Didda.

Anonymous 1 month ago

That's very close to what kangana is gonna tweet soon

Anonymous 1 month ago

Go and read Wikipedia and see the references it contains -- Queen Didda's whole life story is there in numerous sources on web all predating Kaul's book. But you are probably so dumb that you can't even google.

Anonymous 1 month ago

Seriously! how ignorant you wanna be?

Anonymous 1 month ago

Yeh madam ne tweet nahi kiya ab Tak? Calling the author C grade author. Taking publicity from her. Jealous of her. Because that's the only thing she knows to do.

Anonymous 1 month ago

All comments are from the bollywoodd ppl who hate her

Anonymous 1 month ago

Bollywood Mafia hanging up on her AGAIN.

Anonymous 1 month ago

heee wat a myth this r real ppl dont satisfy ur self bollywood dnt have tym to even read all this commet abt this fool

Anonymous 1 month ago

All r

Anonymous 1 month ago

She is really very evil ,hope he wins against her

Anonymous 1 month ago

Seriously this woman is becoming worse then hemorrhoids . Such a pain in the arse . Subha se Leke sham tak sirf ise bewakoof ke hi charche . Mera desh kahi loot raha hai kahin barabad ho raha hai . Media ko bhi koi acha kaam nahi hai . Jahan dekho wahan ungli karne ke liye hamesha ready rehti hai ... Pata nahi woh log jo ise ke fans hai kya dekhte hai isme ..

Anonymous 1 month ago

More problems for this witch. Keep them coming.

Anonymous 1 month ago

Hagna has so many cases against her. At least 10-15 to honge hi.. Why is no one arresting her????

Anonymous 1 month ago

I wonder this too.

Anonymous 1 month ago

I hate her. She's a disgusting person. As a Kashmiri pandit I don't want her to be associated to anything related ko kashmir or kashmiri struggle.

Anonymous 1 month ago

I hope he gets justice. How can someone take advantage of him just because they are more famous and influential?

Anonymous 1 month ago

Weird that she would speak about our suffering (Kashmiri Pandits) and then goon to cheat and humiliate a Kashmiri Pandit. She is a disgusting person.

Anonymous 1 month ago

True , she is a real hypocrite