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08-24-2010, 10:20 PM #1
Villager demands share in Peepli Live's earnings
The controversies surrounding Peepli Live cease to die even as the film continues to enjoy a dream run at the B.O. The latest jolt to the makers of the film has come from a villager Kunjilal Malviya who seems to want a share in the profits of the film as he feels that it's based on his life story.
Apparently, Kunjilal had predicted his death in the year 2005 and soon after an army of news channels came to cover his story. He feels that Natha's character in Peepli Live, who announces his death only to be attacked by a swarm of media, is similar to his real life story and hence is demanding a share in the pie.
While Kunjilal along with his lawyers plan to file a case regarding the same, the spokesperson at Aamir Khan Productions denies any such controversy. Will this controversy also die its own slow death is something that will be interesting to watch....being a human...