As per reports, T-Series has taken down the recreated version of ‘Amma Dekh’ of the film Nawabzaade from their YouTube channel. The recreated version of the 1994 song with the similar title, landed in dispute before the Bombay High Court with Tips India Limited suing Super Cassettes Industries Pvt Ltd along with Lizelle Dsouza and Mayur Barot (producers of the film Nawabzaade) for infringement of its rights in the original song. [Update: Read order here].
Update: Tips agreed to withdraw its suit after T-Series agreed to withdraw the song from all mediums. The order reads:
(i) Without admitting the claim of the Plaintif, the Defendants agree that
they will withdraw and/or recall forthwith the song/sound recording “Amma Dekh”
and/or “Aunty Dekh” either by itself or embodied in the cinematographic film
(ii) The Defendants agree that they by themselves or their servants,
directors, agents and/or any third party claiming through or under them shall not
exploit the song/sound recording “Amma Dekh” and/or “Aunty Dekh”, or the
underlying musical of literary works either by itself or embodied in the
cinematographic film “Nawabzaade” and/or any other cinematographic film and/or
not to communicate the song/sound recording “Amma Dekh” and/or “Aunty Dekh”
to the public by way of television, satellite, radio, internet (including by way of interest
streaming applications) and/or theatrical releases and/or any other form of
dissemination whatsoever either now and/or later.”
The rights in the original song from the 1994 movie ‘Stunt Man’ belong to Tips Music. The recreated version features Shakti Mohan, Raghav Juyal, Puneet J Pathak and Dharmesh Yelande and is from the upcoming film Nawabzaade scheduled to release on July 27, 2018.
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