Copyright on Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra

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Bollywood director  Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra was granted a bail by a court in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, in connection with a case of copyright violation related to the Bollywood movie "Rang De Basanti." 

Mehra had to appear before the court after a resident of the city alleged that the 2006 released film "Rang De Basanti." was based on the story of his life. 

The court issued a bailable warrant against the director in the month of September this year, for for non-appearance in the case, said advocate S M Patel, who represents the complainant.

The director appeared before the judicial magistrate  (first class) Purvoday Upadhyay Friday and was granted bail on a surety of Rs 5,000, the advocate said.

The next hearing of the case will be on 20 November. 

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