Bihar court orders FIR against Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit

Patna: A Bihar court on Tuesday directed authorities to file an FIR against officials of Maggi noodles maker Nestle and Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit, brand ambassadors of the food item.

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"The court of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Ramchandra Prasad after hearing the case directed that an FIR to be lodged against the officials of Maggi noodles maker Nestle and Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit in Muzaffarpur's Kazi Mohammadpur police station," said the petitioner, advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha.

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Madhuri Dixit and Amitabh Bachchan

On Monday, Ojha filed a criminal case in the court of the chief judicial magistrate in Muzaffarpur against officials of Maggi noodles maker Nestle and Amitabh and Madhuri.

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In in his complaint, the petitioner said that he purchased Maggi on May 30 and fell ill after eating it.

The popular snack has been hounded by controversy after media reports of the presence of harmful contents surfaced.

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  • N P Francis04-Jun-2015

    The so called brand ambassadors Amitabh Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit are equally responsible for the Maggie muddle. They have been paid hefty endorsement money to do the advt. They lent their face, voice and what have you to make the advt and the innocent public brought the Maggie and would suffer in the long run.The govt should ask these co called celebrities who fool the public to return the blood money for endorsing the brand. The same money maybe in crores should be used to feed the poor.

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