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Madras HC issues notice to makers of Endhiran

MUMBAI: The Madras High Court has issued a notice to the producer and the director of Endhiran, based on the complaints filed by writer Aarur Tamilnadan who claimed that he had written the screenplay.


In his complaint Tamilnadan had stated in the civil suit that he had drafted a short story named Jugiba in 1996. The story was published in a popular magazine in the same year and again for the second time, it was re-published in another magazine in 1997.
According to the writer, his story revolves around a scientist Robin who created Robot Jugiba along with his girlfriend. At the end of the story, the Robot commits suicide in a dispute with the scientist on an issue relating the scientist‘s girlfriend.


Tamilnadan had claimed that he should be pronounced the author and copyright holder of the film. He also demanded an amount of Rs 10 million from the producer of the movie, Sun Pictures and director Shankar as a compensation.


Justice S Rajeswaran, before whom the civil suit was filed by Tamilnadan, asked Sun Pictures and Shankar to file a reply by 18 November.

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