Copyright violation: Thaikkudam Bridge warns legal action on 'Kantara' makers

Popular music band Thaikkudam Bridge has warned of legal action against the creators of the latest Kannada movie "Kantara' for allegedly plagiarising their song.

Thaikkudam Bridge has made a social media post urging their supporters to spread the word about the alleged copyright infringement.

"We would like our listeners to know that Thaikkudam Bridge is in no way or form affiliated with "Kantara". The unavoidable similarities between our IP "Navarasam" and "Varaha Roopam" in terms of audio is therefore a blatant infringement of copyright laws," Thaikkudam Bridge wrote.

Before you continue reading, check out both songs.

"From our standpoint, the line between "Inspired" and "Plagiarized" is distinct and indisputable and therefore we will be seeking legal action against the creative team responsible for this. There has been no acknowledgement of our rights over the content and the song is propagated as an Original piece of work by the movie's creative team.

"We request the support of our listeners and encourage you to spread the word about the same. Also, request our fellow artistes to share and raise your views protecting music copyright," the post read.

'Kantara' starring Rishab Shetty that released on September 30 has been receiving positive reviews. The music for the song that Thaikkudam Bridge claimed to be a copy was given by B Ajaneesh Loknath.

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