High Court rules out the defamation case against Akshay Kumar

The Delhi High Court today freed actor Akshay Kumar from personal appearance before a trial court in a defamation case filed by Bata Footwear Company. It had objected to a dialogue in his film ‘Jolly LLB 2’ which portrayed the brand to be of cheap quality. The next hearing has been slated on May 23 and hence till that date the actor is exempted from appearing at the trial court, as per the statement mentioned by Justice Mukta Gupta.