'Sultan' in legal trouble: Complaint filed against Salman Khan and director Ali Abbas Zafar

PTI

May,03 2016 12:50 44 IST

Salman Khan recently thanked the administration and general people of Muzaffarnagar after shooting for his upcoming film Sultan.

A certain Ehtesham Siddiq, however, does not seem to reciprocate the actor’s feelings. Ehtesham has filed a complaint in a local court against Salman Khan and Sultan director Ali Abbas Zafar alleging the movie was shot in Morna area of the district but the location was shown as Rewari in Haryana.

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Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma in 'Sultan'.

According to the prosecution, the judicial magistrate has fixed May 3 for hearing the case. The complainant alleged that crew has been shooting in Morna area but the place was shown as Rewari. He also claimed the people of Muzaffarnagar are annoyed.

On April 29, Salman had tweeted about his shooting experience in the town claiming he had “2 much fun”.

Salman Khan plays a wrestler in the film and Anushka Sharma is his love interest, another wrestler . Ali Abbas Zafar has written and directed Sultan.

The sports drama, produced by Aditya Chopra is set for a box office clash with Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Raees this Eid. Sultan has been shot in Karjat.