Supreme Court Stops Netflix From Releasing ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’; But Gunjan Saxena Allowed
We don’t know whether you have already wizzed through the Netflix documentary called ‘Bad Boy Billionaires: India’.
If you haven’t, this Netflix documentary, which was to release yesterday on September 2 on the OTT platform, have already been turned out/restrained from airing, by a Hyderabad civil court.
Subsequently, it turns out that the petition pushing the court to pass this restraining order was passed by none other than ‘B Ramalinga Raju’, one of the convicted billionaires who pulled out a scam of Rs 7,000 crore and was arrested on January 7, 2009.
Let’s learn the constituents of the Netflix documentary that led to a court restraining the airing of the show.
Bad Boy Billionaires: India
This Netflix documentary shows the financial standpoints of 4 of the biggest Indian billionaire scammers, who rid the country of thousands of crores and fled off.
It gives an insight in their journey to pull-out the whole process.
The documentary revolves around the lives of:
- Vijay Mallya
- Subrata Roy
- Nirav Modi, and
- Ramalinga Raju
The show was expected to release on Netflix on September 2 but a petition led by Ramalinga Raju has led to a restraining order against the show by a Hyderabad civil court.
What Problem Does Raju Have?
The chargesheeter Ramalinga Raju, arrested by CBI of committing a fraud of over Rs 7,000 crore, filed a petition against the airing of this Netflix documentary.
He claims that doing so shall invade his privacy in a very unlawful and unethical manner.
The fraudster also claimed that his life’s bits were shown in a very ‘un-truthful’ manner, as the documentary covered on partial true lines, and that his section was palpably designed to bring down his reputation.
A Brief Insight into Raju’s Scam Profile
The CBI arrested Ramalinga Raju, along with 2 others for committing the Satyam scam, which totalled to over Rs 7,000 crore, on January 7, 2009.
All the three chargesheeters were accused by the CBI of cheating, criminal conspiracy, forgery, falsification of accounts, and breach of trust.
It is known to be India’s biggest corporate fraud.
Gunjan Saxena Allowed To Be Streamed
At the same time, series called Gunjan Saxena has been allowed to be streamed by Delhi High Court. Earlier, Govt had filed a petition to stop its streaming, since it shows IAF in a bad light.
Dharma Productions, makers of Gunjan Saxena have been asked to respond.
More details are awaited.