Thiruvananthapuram, October 25 (SocialNews.XYZ) Famous Kerala music group ‘Thaikudam Bridge’ says it will take legal action against hit film ‘Kanthara’, accusing makers of plagiarism and that its song ‘Varaha Roopam’ was copied of their song “Navarasam”.
Thaikudam Bridge said, “We would like our listeners to know that Thaikudam Bridge is in no way associated with ‘Kanthara’. The unavoidable similarities between our IP ‘Navarasam’ and ‘Varaha Roopam’ in terms of audio is therefore a violation. blatant copyright laws. From our perspective, the line between “Inspired” and “Plagied” is distinct and indisputable and, therefore, we will be taking 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.”
“Kanthara” is about to hit the Rs 200 crore bracket and has received overwhelming responses from critics and viewers.
Thaikudam Bridge also asked other artists to educate them about protecting their creative rights. The music group also appealed to their listeners to spread the word about plagiarism.
“Kanthara” music director B. Ajneesh Loknath in a social media post said that it was not copied and the song has similarities as it is from the same raga. The song sung by Sai Vignesh has more than a million viewers within days of its release.
The film is written and directed by Rishabh Shetty who also stars in it. Saptami Gowda, Achyuth Kumar, Pramod Shetty, Manasi Sudheer, Kishore, Naveen D. Patil, Swaraj Shetty and others are playing the lead roles in the movie.