Neerav Merchant in conversation with Livemint on consumer complaint against Yash Raj Films regarding their film, “fan”

by | Oct 10, 2021

Recently, a petitioner filed a complaint against YRF – Yash Raj Films in the Supreme Court citing false advertising over the exclusion of a song from its 2016 film, “Fan”.Neerav Merchant, Partner, at Majmudar & Partners, spoke to LiveMint on the case and stated that such complaints are common even in Hollywood.

He stated that “globally, viewers have raised consumer disputes against various producers, including Warner Bros and Walt Disney, for misleading trailers, and the final judgment on the case may lead to film producers being held to a higher level of accountability and various practices needing to be re-looked at.”

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