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Kantara plagiarism dispute: Court orders creator to stop playing ‘Varaha Roopam’ song in theaters : Bollywood News

The creators of Kantara have been ordered by the court to stop playing the song Varaha Roopam in theaters after the band Thaikkudam Bridge complained.

Kantara Plagiarism Dispute: Court Orders Creator to Stop Playing Song “Varaha Roopam” in Theaters

After receiving a plagiarism complaint from the Kerala-based music group Thaikudam Bridge, the Kozhikode Sessions Court issued an order restraining the kantara creators to play the song ‘Varaha Roopam‘ in cinemas and other streaming services. The well-known indie music group previously announced on social media that they were pursuing kantara for allegedly stealing their 2015 song’Navarasam‘ and use it in the movie.

The group took to their social media account and shared the update. The post read: “Senior District and Sessions Judge Kozhikode banned Producer, Director, Music Composer, Amazon, YouTube, Spotify, Wynk Music, Jiosavan and others from playing the song Varaaha Roopam in the film. . kantara without permission from Thaikudam Bridge (sic).

Earlier, the band released a statement which read, “We would like our listeners to know that Thaikkudam Bridge is in no way affiliated with kantara. The inevitable similarities between our IP’Navarasam’ and ‘Varaha Roopam‘ in terms of audio is therefore a clear violation of copyright laws. From our point of view, the line between “Inspired” and “Plagiarized” is distinct and indisputable and we will therefore take legal action against the creative team responsible for this. There has been no acknowledgment of our rights to the content and the song is propagated as an original work by the film’s creative team. We ask for the support of our listeners and encourage you to spread the word about this. Also ask our fellow artists to share and elevate your views by protecting music copyright.

It’s worth mentioning that the creators of Rishab Shetty’s star are keeping a low profile and haven’t released any official statement regarding the imposition, yet.

Talking about the film in Kannada language, he managed to garner a positive response from the audience as well as critics. Released on September 30, the film continues to stand out at the box office.

Read also : Filmmaker Abhiroop Basu critical the popular Kannada film Kantara starring Rishab Shetty; call it “regressive”

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