The Bombay High Court dismissed the plea filed by actor Kangana Ranaut seeking quashing of the criminal defamation proceedings initiated against her by a court here based on lyricist Javed Akhtar's complaint.
The Bollywood actor has been accused of making 'defamatory and baseless comments' against the lyricist in a television interview last November
Faiz's daughter Saleema Hashmi said she found the whole controversy "funny" and hoped that ultimately her father's words will win over the hate.
Javed asked Shekhar to stop his 'melodrama'.
The film's producer Sandip Ssingh cleared the air about giving credits to the lyricists for Modi biopic revealing that they have taken songs from old movies.
Akhtar took to Twitter and expressed shock to see his name in the credits of the film's trailer.
Azmi said after the attack, she feels weakened in her belief that people to people contact can force the establishment to do the right thing.