That’s so foolish and silly: R Balki on PadMan plagiarism claims


When contacted Senior Police Inspector of Cuff Parade, Rashmi Jadhav said, “There is one application received from Jaiswal, in which he has claimed copyright of his script. But no offence has been registered in this case.”
Two months ago, Daman had shared a post on Facebook where he attached the screenshots of the mail he had sent to Dharma Productions. Am still waiting for that call (sic),” Daman had tweeted. Is he accusing Muruganantham of leading a life that has been copied from his writing? Here’s the man who claims to have written the script
The writer also said that he has filed an FIR against Akshay and the filmmakers. 2018-02-12T08:47:13+00:00″>
Updated: February 12, 2018 8:47 am

R Balki says PadMan is an official biography of Arunachalam Muruganantham. “That’s so foolish. This is unfair,” he had tweeted. “My film is an official biography of Muruganantham. Also read | Akshay Kumar starrer PadMan charged with plagiarism? “I remember I was in the library when I wrote this dialogue and was truly elated. The film is a fictionalised account of Tamil Nadu-based Arunachalam Muruganantham, who created affordable sanitarynapkins for the women of his village. After every film, some people foolishly make these claims,” Balki told PTI, dismissing the allegations. told me I have a good case and they will look into the matter and will call me after investigation. Related News
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