Despite the thumping collections across the world and huge appreciations coming from every corner of the country for the efforts that the “PK” team has put, one or the other controversy still coming up simultaneously. Recently a writer filed a petition in Delhi High Court,alleging that the story of blockbuster “PK” is copied from his novel. Accusing plagiarism, the writer has demanded a crore in compensation from producers and script writer of the film.
A hindi novelist, author Kapil Isapuri claimed in court that PK is based on his novel ‘Faristha’ that got released in 2013. He filed a plea, citing that the makers have copied almost 17 scenes from his novel with minor changes. The novel deals with blind belief on Godmen and describes religions as creation of man.
And also Kapil has sought huge sum of 1 crore rupees in damages from producers Vidhu Vinod Chopra, director Raju Hirani and writer Abhijit Joshi. Cinema lovers however expressed a surprise at this claim as the shooting of “PK” started much before this novel was released. We have to wait and see how would “PK” team reacts to this?