A resident of Indore, Madhya Pradesh, has filed a complaint against actor Vicky Kaushal for allegedly illegally using his two wheeler’s registration number during the shooting of in a movie sequence in the state.
However, the police claimed that there was a misunderstanding due to a bolt fixed on the number plate used by Mr Kaushal in the movie sequence, further clarifying that the two-wheeler does not belong to the complainant but the movie’s production house.
The complaint was filed after Mr Kaushal was seen riding a bike on the streets of Indore for his upcoming untitled film with his co-actor, Sara Ali Khan.
Complainant Jai Singh Yadav, a resident of Banganga in Indore, claimed that the vehicle number belonged to him and that it had been used by the actor without his consent. Mr Yadav demanded police action in the matter.
MP | We investigated the matter&found that the vehicle was not 4872 (as alleged by the complainant). The number was 1872 but due to a bolt, no 1 looked like number 4. They had permission for that number plate. We found no irregularities in it: Rajendra Soni, SHO, Banganga, Indore https://t.co/oJanl2wFhZpic.twitter.com/tGkvElwQSi
— ANI (@ANI) January 3, 2022
“Vehicle number used in the movie sequence is mine; don’t know if the film unit is aware of it. This is illegal. He cannot use my number plate without permission. I have filed a complaint with the police. Action should be taken in the matter,” Mr Yadav said.
Meanwhile, Harsh Dave who is associated with the film’s production, clarified, “The bike which Kaushal has used in the film’s shooting is numbered 1872. The bolt used to install this number plate was tightened at 1, and gave an impression of number 4. Due to the bolt, the number appeared to be 4872, the number claimed by Yadav to be his.”
“This confusion is due to the bolt fixed on the number plate, the bike used in the film is… the vehicle number of our production team member,” Mr Dave said.
“This was the reason why the number plate used by us resembled Jai Singh Yadav’s Activa number,” he added.
Rajendra Soni, Sub Inspector of Banganga, who reached the sets of the film to investigate Mr Yadav’s complaint said, “During the investigation of the number plate, we found out that all misunderstanding was caused by the bolt fixed on the number plate. Due to that bolt, the number one is looking like number four. The number used in the movie sequence belongs to the movie production. Hence nothing illegal had been found out in our investigation”.
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