RP Patnaik has accused that the TV serial makers of “Atho Athamma Koothuro” (telecasted daily in Gemini TV) for copying a music track from his upcoming film, Tulasi Dalam which is yet to be released.
RP Patnaik’s Allegations
RP Patnaik has arranged a controversial press meet in Hyderabad firing the team of “Atho athamma koothuro” for copying his music track from the film “Tulasi Dalam” which in under production. RP Patnaik in rage, said that the TV serial units are utilizing their music tones from their released movies. Even though this is not acceptable, they ignored this issue. He added that, this time it is not tolerable because they copied a music track from a film which is yet to be released. He expressed his state of apprehension on this issue. He said that the Industry would treat him as a copier when the film gets released.
Patnaik has issued a warning statement saying that the unit should face the legal consequences raising behind the issue. He said that he is going to appeal a petition charging a compensation of 50 Lakhs for copying the original track. He is ready to send legal notices to the director as well as the produces of the serial. He wishes that his colleagues and friends from the industry will join him against the TV serial makers. The serial is being telecasted since two months in the popular Telugu channel Gemini TV.
The serial team includes all popular TV stars and yesteryear Tamil actress Nirosha in the lead. The serial is based on a family drama subject and is attracting housewives as their main target audience. Tulasidalam is an upcoming horror movie produced and directed by RP Patnaik. The music for the film is also composed by RP Patnaik. It is certainly unethical to plagiarize without permission.