Koratala Siva denies plagiarism allegations

Srimanthudu Movie Director Koratala Siva Press Meet StillsDirector Koratala Siva has denied the report that his superhit film Mahesh Babu starrer Srimanthudu was lifted from Sarath Chandra’s novel ‘Chachentha Prema’.

Earlier Sarath Chandra had complained to the Telugu Film Writers Association about plagiarism and has also approached a Civil Court in this regard.

Reacting on this Siva said, He is also a writer and respect other writers and said since the case is in court and sub judice, he can’t speak much . He said the court will decide . Intersgly the novel doesn’t have anything like adopting a village which was the key point in the film.