India, May 23 -- The makers of upcoming horror film, Betaal, face legal trouble as Marathi writers Sameer Wadekar and Mahesh Goswami filed a case against Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment and Netflix - producers of the series - alleging that the makers have lifted the story of their zombie film, Vetaal.

As per a report in Mid Day, soon after the trailer of Betaal was unveiled last week, Sameer and Mahesh moved Bombay High Court. Sameer told the publication, "We had taken our script to several production houses. We hadn't pitched it to Red Chillies Entertainment, so the onus isn't on them, but on the platform that commissioned it. I haven't been able to figure out how [the idea] reached them. I am told the show went on floors in...