'Chhapaak': the writer files a complaint for copyright infringement against Deepika Padukone and the creators; look for credit for the script
A filmmaker has filed a complaint of copyright infringement against the actress Deepika Padukone director Meghna Gulzar and the creators of ' Chhapaak 'at the Metropolitan Magistrate court. Complainant, Rakesh Bharti has claimed that the story of 'Chhapaak' is based on the script written by him.
Reportedly, in his complaint, he mentioned that he, along with his son, had planned to produce the film based on a story of a survivor of an acid attack. The duo had even registered the name of the film with the title Black Day in May 2015.
He even stated that they had approached actresses like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kangana Ranaut and also production houses like Fox Star Studios For the movie
In addition, Rakesh also claimed that for the proposal, he had shared a copy of the script with Fox Star Studio, Ka Production and Mriga Films, as these producers had shown interest in making the film. However, he later learned that these filmmakers were making their film separately on the same subject.
He went on to affirm that these producers have done superficial changes in his script and presented the film 'Chhapaak'. The film is being co-produced by Fox Star Studio, Mriga Productions and Deepika’s Ka Production.
Deepika rehearses the role of a survivor of an acid attack in the film that is said to be freely based on the real life of Laxmi Aggarwal. The recently released trailer of the song is much appreciated by both the public and the people of the fraternity. The film that also presents Vikrant Massey In a role par excellence is scheduled to reach theaters on January 10.