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Thread: ‘Jodi Breakers’ in a legal fix
02-15-2012, 08:43 AM #1
‘Jodi Breakers’ in a legal fixGetting stuck in controversies has become the latest publicity gimmick of the filmmakers these days. The latest movie to land up in a controversial soup is ‘Jodi Breakers’ against which a case has been filed by the Universal Pictures International France and Ors (a co-producer of Heartbreakers and a part of American entertainment company NBC Universal Inc) in the Bombay High Court for infringement of copyright. The company has demanded Rs 50 crore as a compensation.
The movie which stars Bipasha Basu and R Madhavan in the lead is allegedly inspired from the French film starring Romain Duris and Venessa Paradis. As such, the French producers have filed the case against five people the producer, Prasar Visions Pvt Ltd, director Ashwini Chaudhary, the writer, the processing lab and Dariwala who claimed that the producers stole her idea.
The Neolegal Associates (a leading intellectual property firm which handles many such litigation for Hollywood studios) represents the Heartbreaker producer.
While the makers of the flick handle the legal troubles, you check out Bipasha Basu on the sets of ‘Dance India Dance’ for the promotion of ‘Jodi Breakers’…….
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