Mumbai, July 27 : Convicted gangster Abu Salem has sent legal notices to filmmakers Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and others of film “Sanju” stating that the Sanjay Dutt biopic depicted erroneous information about him in the movie and sought an apology.
Referring to a film scene, the notice stated that film “Sanju” is not based on facts. “The scene where Ranbir Kapoor
(pictured as Sanjay Dutt) gives a confessional statement about possession of arms and ammunition during communal tension across the country in 1933 , is defaming my client Salem,as he never supplies arms and ammunition , as alleged to Sanjay dutt, as pictured in the film.
Notice also states that if makers of the movie fail to do so in 15 days,he will file a defamation case against them.
Gangster Abu Salem sends legal notice to makers of 'Sanju' movie, seeks publication of contradiction to the wrong information about him in the movie and an apology.Notice also states that if makers of the movie fail to do so in 15 days,he will file a defamation case against them. pic.twitter.com/Kn1FyyRLW0
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The notice also states that Salem has never met Dutt. The legal notice sent to Rajkumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and others also says that the contents of Sanju are “extremely insinuating, disparaging and defamatory attacking the reputation of Salem”.