The high court of Karnataka has given permission to the makers of the film Abhinetri to complete shooting. A lower court had earlier stayed the film after complaint from a novelist that it was copied from what she had written ten years ago. The high court gave permission for shooting but not for release.
Pooja Gandhi the producer has been told to submit the CD of the film to the lower court after shooting is completed. It will be watched by the complainant and court to determine if it a copy of the novel. The lower court has been directed to dispose the case within three months. The CD is to be submitted by June 30. The film will be watched on July 1.