There have been widespread speculations that 'Agnyaathavaasi' may be a remake of the French film 'Largo Finch'. The makers are facing a copyright sentence.
Even as fans are waiting eagerly for the release of the Pawan Kalyan starrer Agnyaathavaasi on January 10 as a Sankranti release, the film is deep in a copyright soup.
There are widespread speculations that Agnyaathavaasi may be a remake of the French film Largo Finch.
T-Series owns the remake rights to this French film and with reports that Agnyaathavaasi may be a remake. They have put a legal notice to the producers seeking clarification. Incidentally, Largo Finch is an extract of the comic book of the same name. The French movie also has the same base.
Sources close to T-Series confirms that the legal notice is on the cards of the producers of Agnyaathavaasi. As they are awaiting a clarification just to make sure that there is no copyright violation.
Largo Finch is all about a billionaire’s son trying to find out his father’s murderers. Meanwhile to prove that he is the legitimate heir. With Agnyaathavaasicoming with the tagline “Prince in Exile,”. It is amidst doubts in the minds of the movie buffs that it is an inspiration from Largo Finch.
Directed by Trivikram Srinivas, the film has Pawan Kalyan and Keerthy Suresh playing the lead pair with Adhi Pinisetty, Boman Irani, Anu Emmanuel, Kushboo and others playing pivotal roles.
The film is produced by S Radha Krishna under his banner Haarika & Hassine Creations. Anirudh Ravichander will be making his debut as music composer in the Telugu film industry. Meanwhile, V Manikandan has cranked the camera and Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao has edited it.
The film also features Boman Irani, Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel, Aadhi, Khushboo, Murali Sharma and Rao Ramesh, apart from Pawan Kalyan. The film has Venkatesh Daggubati and Anirudh Ravichander making a cameo appearance as well.
Meanwhile, there are reports that the makers of the film have arranged a special screening for Megastar Chiranjeevi and his family. Both Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan will watch the film together in Hyderabad two days before its release.
With the film caught in a copyright row, the producers hope to sort it out right before its release on January 10.