The 'Simran' credit row is snowballing into a major controversy, with a new revelation being made in the public domain on a daily basis. Finally, the director of the film, Hansal Mehta, has now broken his silence.
Mehta wrote a Twitter post to voice his displeasure against Asrani, who called him 'spineless' in a Facebook post a few days ago.
He wrote, "When I do speak it will only be in service of my film - not driven by any blackmail or any noise on social media where dignity is perceived as weakness and conversation is replaced by allegation".
Here's the full post:
Yes I am guilty. Guilty of crediting individuals who contribute to making my films very special to many of us. And.. pic.twitter.com/QCm55uSwyj— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) May 18, 2017
Watch the teaser here: