In 2020, a Mumbai court received a defamation complaint against Kangana Ranaut from renowned poet and author Javed Akhtar. The actress recently made an appearance in court in Mumbai with her sister and a witness named Rangoli Chandel. The actress also said that Akhtar had insulted and intimidated her as a result of her refusal to apologize to star Hrithik Roshan.
Kangana Ranaut reportedly informed the court that Akhtar had said, "We will not take time to put up impostors, then it would be open to the world to know that your affair was not with Hrithik but with impostors, then your face will be blackened.
You won't have any other option but to commit suicide due to the public humiliation. They have all the ministries, but we have proof. Apologize and save yourself. A girl from a respectable household will sink in disgrace. Don't insist if you have a little shame to save yourself. Kangana also said that Javed Akhtar had put her under stress and prompted her to kill herself.
After Kangana Ranaut allegedly made "defamatory and inaccurate statements" against him in a television appearance in 2020, Javed Akhtar filed the lawsuit. A defamation offense was established when the court ordered the Juhu police to investigate Akhtar's complaint, and the court then started criminal proceedings against the actress. Against lyricist Javed Akhtar, Kangana Ranaut has brought a counter-defamation lawsuit.