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Bhajji, Mona Singh summoned for dance

IANS
Feb 05, 2009 at 07:18pm IST

Chandigarh: A Chandigarh court on Thursday issued summons to cricketer Harbhajan Singh and TV actress Mona Singh for hurting religious sentiments with their 'Ravan-Sita' dance on a dance reality show in October last year.

Harbhajan and Mona, of Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin fame, had performed a dance number on the reality show Ek Khiladi, Ek Hasina as mythological demon-king Ravan and Sita. In Hindu mythology, Ram's wife Sita was abducted by Ravan.

"The have hurt religious sentiments of the masses. Harbhajan had earlier apologised in a five-star hotel. But we want all the accused to apologise before the court," Arvind Thakur, one of the complainants, said.

ON THE HOT SEAT: Actor Sushmita Sen was the judge in dance reality show Ek Khiladi, Ek Hasina.

The officials of TV channel Colors have also been summoned by the court. The next date of hearing in the case has been fixed for April 22.

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