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Marathi filmmaker accuses October makers of plagiarism

Updated on: 20 April,2018 09:15 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Mohar Basu | mohar.basu@mid-day.com

Independent filmmaker Hemal Trivedi claims Varun Dhawan starrer October was plagiarised from the 2017 Marathi film, Aarti - The Unknown Love Story

Marathi filmmaker accuses October makers of plagiarism


 Varun Dhawan in October
Varun Dhawan in October

As Varun Dhawan and Shoojit Sircar's recent release October found itself being celebrated, independent filmmaker Hemal Trivedi, in a Facebook post, claimed that the drama was plagiarised from the 2017 Marathi film, Aarti - The Unknown Love Story, which is directed by Sarika Mene. His post read, "The filmmakers of October never acquired any rights to the Marathi film and they never contacted Sarika."




Still from Aarti
Still from Aarti



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