Salman Khan's Dabangg 2: Pandeyjee song spurs controversy
If you've heard and liked Pandeyjee Seeti Bajaye song from Dabangg 2, listen to Teesri Kasam’s Chalat Musafir also. Yesteryear lyricist Shailendra’s family is unhappy...Do the two songs sound similar to you? VOTE NOWbollywood Updated: Dec 19, 2012 14:18 IST
If you've heard and liked Pandeyjee Seeti Bajaye song from Dabangg 2, listen also to Chalat Musafir from Teesri Kasam(1966). You might sense the similarity immediately.
A daily reports that yesteryear lyricist and filmmaker Shailendra’s family is unhappy with the song Pandeyjee Seeti Bajaye from Dabangg 2 for this very reason.
Bombay Times quotes Priyanka Shaily Shailendra, filmmaker's who avers: “There’s definitely an issue of copyright infringement...No consent was taken from the family. So, we have raised the issue that some acknowledgement be given to Shailendra and Shankar-Jaikishen.” She has sent a legal notice to the producers and associates of the film, says the tabloid.
On the other hand composers Sajid-Wajid maintain that it’s a folk tune, so they didn’t buy the rights. BT quotes Sajid: “Our lawyer has replied to the legal notice. We’ve used a folk tune, which is a national property and brought it out for today’s generation.”
Earlier, a special screening of the movie Rowdy Rathore was held for Delhi Police's SWAT (Special Weapon and Techniques) team with actor Akshay Kumar.
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