They have been asked to appear before the court on Feb 9.
The Additional Chief Metropolitan court summoned the couple taking cognizance over the complaint filed against them by Allu Aravind, film producer and brother-in-law of actor/politician Chiranjeevi.
Aravind's counsel S Malla Rao claimed that under section 500, a prime facia case can be made and issued the summons.
"The court has prima facie found a case of defamation against Rajasekhar and Jeevitha after recording the statement of my client (Aravind) and today ordered summons on the actor couple asking them to appear before the court on February 9," Rao explained.
Aravind claimed that the couple and their follower Harikrishna Goud made alleged remarks against Chiranjeevi's charitable trust and the blood bank run by it. He said that the allegations were completely false and are politically motivated.