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Amitabh Bachchan's 'Jhund' Faces Allegations of Copyright Infringement

Telangana High Court orders complete stay on the movie's release in India, abroad as well as OTT platforms after the petitioner claims to have exclusive rights and copyright infringement.

Independent filmmaker claims exclusive rights over the story of 'Jhund'

The film 'Jhund' is based on the footballer Akhilesh Paul and directed by Sairat's director Nagraj Manjule. The film is accused of copyright infringement. The petitioner, a Hyderabad-based independent filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar, claims that he has got exclusive rights to make the movie from the footballer. 

The suit was filed in the court of Additional District Judge, Ranga Reddy in Miyapur, Telangana. 

The story is based on the amazing life of Vijay Burse

The story is inspired from the life of Vijay Burse. He is the founder and coach of the NGO 'Slum Soccer Foundation'. He was also the coach of Akhilesh Paul, who became a slum soccer player. Without Akhilesh Paul, the story of Vijay is not possible and its rights are with Nandi Chinni Kumar.

Nandi claims that he bought the rights to make a film on the life of Akhilesh Paul in 2017. Akhilesh was born in a township in Nagpur and was addicted to drugs. He got fascinated with football. On the strength of his hard work and passion, he became the captain of India in the Homeless World Cup.

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