New twist over Magadheera copyrights

raabta-magadheeraA new twist for Geetha Arts, the makers of Telugu blockbuster ‘Magadheera’, who recently dragged Bollywood film ‘Raabta’ to the court.

A novelist SP Chary claims that the story of ‘Magadheera’ is an outright imitation of his 1998 novel titled ‘Chanderi’. The story in ‘Chanderi’ is about two lovers jumping into well and committing suicide 400 years ago in Orcha Kingdom of Madhya Pradesh. They reincarnate after 400 years to get married.

A complaint was also lodged against Geetha Arts in Film Chamber by Chary but was not entertained. Chary as threatened to knock the court’s door.