New Delhi, Civil Judge Pankaj Sharma on Thursday directed the maker of the film 'Chhapaak' to recognise the name of the petitioner.-lawyer who had fought the case.
The Deepika Padukone starrer 'Chhapaak' is based on the story of an acid victim .Lawyer Aparna Bhatt had filed a petition before a Patiala House Court that she had fought the criminal case for the acid attack victim but was not given due credit in the film.
It was submitted on behalf of Bhatt that she fought the case of Laxmi for years and helped during the script making of the film but still was not given credit in the film. Counsel for Bhatt submitted that she does not want any money but the credit as promised by the film director.
In 2005, Laxmi, 15, was allegedly attacked by a spurned lover.