Kantarawhich has received love from audiences in India and abroad, has been embroiled in a legal battle with a Malaysian band called Thaikkudam Bridge over its song “Varaha Roopam” over plagiarism. The Kerala court had issued a ban on its use “Varaha Roopam” which forced the makers to recreate another version of the track for the OTT platform. Now, actor-director Rishab Shetty not only confirmed that they won the case but also added that they will replace the number with their original creation.
Rishab Shetty confirms replacement of Kantara song ‘Varaha Roopam’ on OTT with original track after winning court battle
According to the latest reports, the Kozhikode district court dismissed the plea filed by Thaikkudam Bridge against the makers of Kantara and also lifted the ban on the song, “Varaha Roopam’. He took to Twitter to write in Kannada about the victory saying, “We won the Varaharupam case with the blessings of the Gods and the love of the people. We will change the song to the OTT platform very soon considering the demand of the people.”
देवानु देवाला अशिर्वाला वाला वाराहरुपण वाराहरुपण case गद्वेदु consider people’s request very soon soon soon soon OTT Platform ನಲ್ಲಿನಿನ್ತಿನಿನಿನ್ಲಿಲು @VKiragandur@ChaluveG @AJANEESHB @Karthik1423 @hombalefilms @KantaraFilmhttps://t.co/STsNEyKmuT
— Rishab Shetty (@shetty_rishab) December 3, 2022
For the uninitiated, after the track was released “Varaha Roopam”many fans noticed its similarity to the song Thaikkudam Bridge ‘Navarasam’ and had taken to social media to point out the similarities. Soon, the band found the track and filed a lawsuit against the composers and his team Kantara claim similarities between the song and their track, ‘Navarasam’. In fact, they posted about it on their official social media page. Following this, the court imposed a ban on the track and because of this, the OTT version of the film featured the new version of the song. However, with the ban lifted, the creators are now happy as they would replace it with their original track.
I am coming in Kantara, the film features Kishore, Saptami Gowda, Achyuth Kumar in pivotal roles along with Rishab Shetty as the lead. The film is directed by Shetty himself and released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam after being a phenomenal success in the Kannada speaking regions.
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