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A new Bollywood superhero film, reportedly the most expensive movie ever produced in India, has been met with controversy and box office uncertainty.

Even with a budget that insiders say has passed $25m, Ra One remains a novelty in an industry usually dominated by romantic dramas, and the response to the film has been lukewarm.

The movie has also faced a court case, with the Mumbai High Court ordering the producers to pay $200,000 to a writer in a dispute over the script rights.

Al Jazeera's Nilanjan Chowdury reports from New Delhi.

Source: Al Jazeera