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DPIFF takes legal action against BB 13’s Mahira Sharma for forging Dadasaheb Phalke Award Certificate

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 24 February 2020, 11:11 IST
Mahira Sharma forges Dadasaheb Phalke Award Certificate

Bigg Boss 13 contestants are hitting the headlines even after the show ended while some are in news for their upcoming projects while some are for all wrong reasons and among them is Mahira Sharma. The actress is grabbing eyeballs for all wrong reasons, lately, the actress took to her Instagram handle and posted a story of winning Dadasaheb Phalke Award for Most Fashionable Contestant of BB13 title.

As soon as she dropped the image her message box was filled with congratulatory messages well this came to us as a surprise, however, her fans dreams came shattering down when DPIFF called her “fraud”. Yes, it's true as per recent reports DPIFF officials released a statement on Mahira for sharing a fraudulent certificate on her social media handle. By posting the statement they wrote, “DPIFF OFFICIAL STATEMENT Our official statement on @officialmahirasharma for forging the prestigious certificate of Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020.”

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The statement read, “The certificate of appreciation has not been issued by any team member of DPIFF or the associates involved in the event and hence is considered to be forged. This fraudulent certificate has violated the DPIFF’s IP based assents and the brand collaterals as they have been used with the consent of the organization to create this accolade.”

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Not just this they have also issued a legal notice to actress asking her to take down all the misleading PR activities done by her or by her team and have asked to apologise publicly through apology letter to the bran within next 48 hours. If she fails to do so then they will drag her and all the others involved in this to court.

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#repost @diamirzaofficial ・・・ Winning the prestigious DadaSaheb Phalke Award @dpiff_official - Best Actress for Kaafir has rung in 2020 with yet another acknowledgement for #TeamKaafir. This is a reward for all those who believe in the power of good stories. #Kaafir has been an incredible journey as an artist for me. I had the pleasure of collaborating with some very good people who made it possible to bring this noble, humane story, inspired by true events to YOU. Thank you Bhavani and Vickyji for the story and dialogue that helped us live and breathe every word. Mohit Raina and Dishita, this performance would not have been possible had you not been so real, generous and amazing. And every cast member who surrendered so completely to this story. Sid, Sapna, Sonam, Pratik, thank you for the gumption, the audacity, the understanding and the trust in each other to tell this story like it IS. @bhavani.iyer @siddharthpmalhotra @sapnamalhotra01 #AlchemyFilms @zee5 @zee5premium @tarkat07 @milxind @chinxter @pratik8shah @merainna #DishitaJain @darasandhu9 @kavishsinha @shirazthelabel @theiatekchandaney @yashmita.bane @harryrajput64 @vijay.koli.1829405 @jainisha_shah #ShyamDada @yashupashu #RaviSinghal #RajuSingh @meeamit @swanandkirkire @theartistcollectiveindia #AtulMongia, Vishruth, Kanishka, Prabhjot, Vidushi, Anmol, Nihar, Shubham, Debashmita and the ENTIRE SUPPORT CAST AND CREW thank YOU. And last but not the least, thank you to the audience. Each of you who has watched this human story and responded to it at such a personal level and for reaching out with your love and appreciation 🙏🏻🧡 #KaafirOnZee5. #HumanityIsMyReligion is not a hashtag we trended for #Kaafir. It is the faith we live by 🌏 #IncredibleIndia #DadaSahebPhalkeAwards #dpiff #dpiff2020 @diamirzafashion @diamirza_fan_page @team_diamirza @fanpage_diamirza

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Now we just have to wait for her comment on this and let's see what she have to say in her defence.

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First published: 24 February 2020, 11:11 IST