Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 2
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain Netflix’s petition towards a Bihar courtroom order restraining it from utilizing Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy’s identify in its upcoming net collection ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’.
It requested Netflix to maneuver the Patna HC.
A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, nevertheless, stated Netflix was free to strategy the Patna High Court towards the order handed by a district courtroom at Araria in Bihar.
The Bench issued discover on separate petitions filed by Netflix looking for switch of the issues pending earlier than completely different excessive courts after senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi submitted that a number of petitions pertaining to the online collection have been pending in numerous excessive courts and the highest courtroom ought to switch these issues to itself.
Senior advocate Vikas Singh, showing for Sahara India, opposed the Netflix plea and stated the order was handed by a civil choose and an enchantment would lie earlier than the district choose and never earlier than the excessive courtroom or the apex courtroom.
The net collection, scheduled to be launched on September 2, is promoted by Netflix as: “This investigative docu-series explores the greed, fraud and corruption that built up – and ultimately brought down – India’s most infamous tycoons.”