Delhi-based sweet shop has slapped a legal notice to the producers and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan for allegedly using its brand name without prior permission.
In the movie, SRK is seen carrying a box of sweets in the movie while he visits Mumbai to meet the superstar Aryan Khanna and the name taken by the Gaurav’s family and flashed on the sweet-box was of ‘Ghantewala’ brand.
Reportedly, the sweet-shop owner Sushant Jain has sent a legal notice to Shah Rukh Khan, Aditya Chopra, director Maneesh Sharma, writers Habib Faisal and Sharat Katariya.
Accroding to media reports, the owner wants the makers to remove the dialogues and scenes that “infringe the trademark” of the shop.
The Indian Express report quotes the statement made in the notice as, “Our client is perhaps a one-of-a-kind business that has, over the past more than 225 years of its existence, witnessed history unfold before itself and has been instrumental in its own way in shaping it”.
Also, the notice states that Yash Raj used their brand’s name ‘Ghantewala sweets’, without seeking the consent, permission and/or license.