Malayalam film, Kammara Sambhavam, helmed by Rathish Ambat is perhaps one of the most anticipated films of the year. The film that stars Dileep and Sidharth in the lead, released today, but even before it hits the screens the film has got embroiled into a controversy. Many on social media have accused the hit song, ‘Njano Raavo Irulu Neendi Vannu’ to be similar to the song, ‘Sairat Salaji’ from the superhit Marathi film, Sairat, The Times Of India reported. Featuring Dileep and Namitha Pramod in the lead, the song is composed by Gopi Sunder and the lyrics are by Rafeeq Ahamed.
The song was unveiled a few days ago and ever since then netizens were extremely prompt to point out that it sounds a lot like the popular Marathi song composed by the musician duo, Ajay-Atul. The Marathi film song, had left audiences awe inspired with its path breaking story and convincing acting and filmmaking. The Nagraj Manjule story created Box Office history as far as Marathi cinema is concerned, entering the elite Rs 100 crore club after havng a phenomenal run in the theatres for over 100 days, particularly in Maharashtra. The film became such a phenomenal success that even Bollywood decoded to make a Hindi remake of it, titled Dhadak, helmed by Shashank Khaitan, bankrolled by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, and starring Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter in the lead. The film is slated to release in July this year.
Coming back to the Malayalam film in question, music composer, Gopi Sundar, refuted all accusations of plagiarism and told The Times Of India, ““This is an accusation that I am used to now and I don’t give it undue importance. While checking out any piece of creation, if you want to, you can find similarities with another. I have been working in this industry for the past 23 years and so I am aware of all such turn of events.”