New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Pahlaj Nihalani has sent a five-page legal notice to the IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) and its organisers Wizcraft International for misusing his picture. Yes, you heard that right! The legal notice was sent on behalf of Pahlaj by his lawyer Suren Uppal states that at the IIFA awards held on July 15 in New York, Nihalani's picture was misused. During a skit performed by Riteish Deshmukh and Manish Paul, Nihalani was referred as a 'watchman'. The five-page notice goes on to state that similar grossly defamatory expressions were undertaken at the IFFA in 2016 in a skit by Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor. The notice demands an unconditional apology in several newspapers and channels and a pledge not to defame Pahlaj with similar acts in the future. The notice reads, "The matter is gone legal now, so I'll say only one thing. I know when to laugh and when to make others cry." Nihalani further stated, "These people forget they insult not me but the position held by me as the chairperson of the CBFC. It's time to let them know the joke is not on me."
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