Amitabh Bachchan congratulates Shirish Kunder for Kriti

  • IANS, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2016 16:38 IST
Manoj Bajpayee and Radhika Apte in a still from short film Kriti.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday congratulated filmmaker Shirish Kunder for his short movie “Kriti”, which has received over three million views on YouTube.

The short film was locked in copyright issues.

Big B shared the correct link to the short film, and posted: “And Shirish Kunder makes a delightful short film... Congratulations.”

Retweeting the comment, Kunder wrote: “The one tweet on Kriti I’ll cherish forever. Thank you Amitabh Bachchan for your kind words on our little film. Regards.”

Read: Manoj Bajpayee’s Kriti removed from YouTube

Kunder was in a legal battle with a Nepali filmmaker -- who claimed that the Bollywood filmmaker’s Kriti is a copy of his film BOB.

In a statement shared earlier, it was said that the long drawn copyright claims over Kriti, produced by, was finally put to rest on July 15 as the film, starring Manoj Bajpayee, Neha Sharma, and Radhika Apte, returned on YouTube.

Read: Kriti plagiarism row: Shirish Kunder will fight till the end

In the event of a false copyright claim done by makers of “BOB” and then failing to grant sufficient proof within the given 15 days notice, Kriti is now back on YouTube.

Due to the overwhelming response from the viewers, and Kunder plan to make Kriti a full feature film or a web series in near future.

The 18-minute short film released on June 22.

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