Ace photographer Dabboo Ratnani created a stir on social media with his calendar 2020 launch, where top-notch Bollywood actors went nude for the photoshoot. The Kabir Singh actor, Kiara Advani, who debuted this year on Ratnani’s calendar, went topless and looked sensuously hot as she posed with a huge leaf. Also Read - Diet Sabya Calls Out Dabboo Ratnani For Plagiarism, Terms John Abraham's Bold Picture 'Gandi Copy'
However, the picture invited many trolls and memes and some even called him out for plagiarising photographer Marie Barsh’s work. Netizens found a picture of model Steph Taylor clicked by Marie from last year’s photoshoot where she can be seen posing nude with a leaf placed in front. Dabboo Ratnani has now given back to the trolls and has rubbished the allegations of plagiarism. Also Read - Kiara Advani’s Photo From Dabboo Ratnani Calendar Gets Called Out For Plagiarism
Taking to Instagram, Ratnani shared a timeless picture of Bollywood diva Tabu from his 2002’s calendar shot where she can be seen posing behind the leaves.
Sharing the picture, he wrote, “Beautiful @tabutiful for #dabbooratnanicalendar 2002 #lovenature This timeless & mesmerising shot of Tabu was taken in the year 2001 and it featured in my calendar in the year 2002. There’s been a lil noise about @kiaraaliaadvani ‘s breathtaking 2020 calendar shot with leaf! Guess if I can reuse my camera, I can definitely repeat my own concept! & if at all that doesn’t go well with trolls, then I admit to plagiarising MY OWN SELF #loveandpeace @dabbooratnani @manishadratnani Huge Thanks to my friends who trust me! That’s all that matters @dabbooratnanistudio #25yearsofdabbooratnani #dabbooratnani #tabu #kiaraadvani #dabbooratnanicalendar2002 #dabbooratnanicalendar2020 #naturelover #thenandnow Team Details: Makeup @ajayshelarmakepartist Hair @gohar__shaikh.” (sic)
The 25th edition of Daboo’s annual calendar also featured actors like Hrithik Roshan, Bhumi Pednekar, Kriti Sanon, Vidya Balan, Vicky Kaushal , Ananya Panday among others.