The complaint, filed last November, said Kangana had falsely claimed Akhtar threatened her to keep silent about her alleged relationship with actor Hrithik Roshan.
Directed by Razneesh Razy Ghai, Dhaakad also stars Arjun Rampal and Divya Dutta in pivotal roles.
The author of Didda: The Warrior Queen of Kashmir said he has "exclusive copyrights" to the life story of Didda, accusing Kangana Ranaut of "blatantly violating" his rights.
Bombay HC directs police not to take coercive action against Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli Chandel in sedition case
The FIR charges Kangana Ranaut and Rangoli Chandel with sedition and for allegedly "trying to create hatred and communal tension" through their posts on social media.
"His immense contribution to the fashion industry will be always remembered," Madhur Bhandarkar condoled Satya Paul's death on Twitter
“I am excited about it, it is a fantastic script," Arjun Rampal said on joining Kangana Ranaut-starrer Dhaakad
Arvind Swami shares new still of his character from Thalaivi to commemorate MG Ramachandran's death anniversary
Thalaivi traces the life events of late Jayalalithaa played by Kangana Ranaut along with the contribution of MGR in her journey to stardom and politics.
Hrithik Roshan's imposter case involving Kangana Ranaut transferred to Mumbai Crime Branch four years after FIR
In 2016, Hrithik Roshan had filed a complaint against an unknown imposter for allegedly speaking to actress Kangana Ranaut on his behalf using an email ID.
Kangana Ranaut will portray yesteryear actress and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the upcoming multilingual project.
Google trends 2020: From queries on COVID-19 and Binod to nepotism, top questions Indians looked up this year
Unlike other years in living memory, 2020 was a question in its own right and the queries that were asked of the search engine reflected more than just cultural fascination, Google said
Kangana Ranaut accompanied her post with a personal note for "Jaya Amma" Jayalalithaa and her Thalaivi director AL Vijay
Kangana Ranaut gets legal notice from Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee for hate tweet against farmer protests
The notice claimed that if Kangana Ranaut can demand justice for the demolition of her Mumbai bungalow, she should also respect "the fundamental right to peaceful protest" of the farmers.
'Apni akal da saboot' and 'Karan Johar ke paltu': Kangana Ranaut, Diljit Dosanjh flex Twitter muscles over farmers' protest
Kangana Ranaut and Diljit Dosanjh argued on Twitter after the Queen actor claimed that an elderly lady at the farmers protest was Shaheen Bagh activist Bilkis Bano, aka Bilkis Dadi.
Kangana Ranaut's petition states that if the BMC challenges Bombay HC's decision to quash the demolition order, then "no decision should be taken" without taking into account her side of the story
Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order of Kangana Ranaut's bungalow after staying proceedings in September
Bombay High Court says the act of demolition was "actuated by legal malice," adding it disapproves of authorities using "muscle power" against citizens.
The FIR was registered against Ranaut and her sister following a complaint lodged against them for allegedly “trying to create hatred and communal tension” through their social media posts.
Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli summoned by Mumbai Police over 'objectionable comments' on social media
Mumbai Police has summoned Kangana Ranaut and sister Rangoli Chandel for the third time on 23 November regarding social media posts allegedly aimed at stirring communal tension.
The Uddhav Thackeray-led government is now close to completing one year in office, most of it being in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saloni Gaur on a showbiz career at 20, and how Uncommon Sense is reminiscent of Jaspal Bhatti's Flop Show
Structured like an old-fashioned ‘variety show’, Saloni Gaut's Uncommon Sense combines stand-up, sketches and other assorted comedic attractions.
The complaint alleges Kangana Ranaut dragged Javed Akhtar's name while referring to a "coterie" existing in Bollywood, following the death of Sushant Singh Rajput in June.