Delhi HC refuses to stay TV release of Race 2, Dabangg 2

By HT

The Delhi high court on Friday refused to stay the television release of films Race 2 and Dabangg 2 and slammed the censor board.

A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice VK Jain, declining to stay the release of DVDs and TV telecast of Salman Khan-starrer Dabangg 2 and Saif Ali Khan-starrer Race 2, said it had not seen the films and without watching them, stay could not be granted.

The bench, however, told the petitioners to approach the court if they apprehend the telecast of these films on TV channels.

"We are not experts and have not seen the movies. How can we stay the films on the basis of photographs we saw here," the court told the petitioner, who had moved the court alleging that Race 2 showed nude scenes.

The counsel,