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Complaint against KBC for 'defaming' legal profession

A private complaint was filed on Wednesday in a court in Bhopal, alleging promos of the upcoming season of TV quiz-show `Kaun Banega Crorepati' present the legal profession in a derogatory manner. HT reports.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2013 09:53 AM IST

Actor Amitabh Bachchan and others involved in the television quiz-show Kaun Banega Crorepati, have been accused of presenting the legal profession in a derogatory manner.

In his complaint to a local court, advocate Nasir Ali has said lawyers have been ridiculed in the promos of the show’s upcoming season. And he has demanded that the makers be booked for defamation and under the Information Technology Act.

Bachchan has been named in the complaint since he is the show's host. The others include the KBC producer, Big Synergy Media Ltd, telecasting company Multi Screen Media Private Ltd, and sponsors Cadbury India limited and Idea Cellular Limited.

The court would hear the case on August 23.

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