ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | HAPPENINGS

Is 'New York' script plagiarized?

By ApunKaChoice
Wed, Jul 01, 2009 12:45 IST

Yashraj Films Yashraj Films is facing accusations of plagiarism from a budding director and writer Suchita Bhatia who alleges that the banner’s latest film New York is based on a script written by her.

The movie credits Sandeep Shrivastav and Aditya Chopra for the story but Suchita claims the movie is based on a script called ‘Osama – A Love Story’ written by her. Bhatia says she got in touch with Aditya Chopra in August 2006 to narrate a few story ideas and he referred her further to director Arjun Sablok who invited her to Yashraj Studios to narrate the story in September 2006.

According to Bhatia, Sablok was impressed after hearing the story and told her he would get in touch with her. But she never got a call from him or Yashraj Films.




But after watching ‘New York’, which released on Friday, Bhatia says she was shocked to see that her script was made into a film without giving her due credit or even informing her.

Suchita Bhatia had got her script registered with Film Writers’ Association in 2006 and now she has filed a complaint against YRF for plagiarizing her script.

Meanwhile, the film’s director Kabir Khan says Suchita is an opportunist who’s using a popular film “to get cheap publicity and five minutes of fame”.

‘New York’ tells the story of three friends whose lives are changed forever after the 9/11 attacks on the US following which one of the friends is arrested as a terror suspect and tortured in prison.



You Might Also Like
Yashraj Films
View New York trailers, movie clips and download wallpapers
Download Aditya Chopra wallpapers and view latest videos and clips
Download Kabir Khan wallpapers and view latest videos and clips







Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Must watch photos: Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan get lovey-dovey at Kabaddi game!
Don’t miss Aishwarya and Abhishek’s very public display of affection at Pro-Kabaddi finals
Actress Arjumman Mughal excited over winning award
Pix: Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif together at Karan Johar’s party
September releases: 'Mary Kom', 'Finding Fanny', 'Khoobsurat' among major draws
I’ve had passion for dancing since childhood: Varun Dhawan
Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek, Amitabh Bachchan offer prayer to Lord Ganesh
Priyanka Chopra hones her bartending skills
Boman Irani given police protection after threat call from gangster
Box office: 'Raja Natwarlal' fails to hit jackpot in first two days
I can go bald if a role requires: Priyanka Chopra
From ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’ to ‘Paani’, Sushant Singh Rajput takes 110-year leap
Amitabh Bachchan excited about changing face of sports
'Rock On!' clocks six years: Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal nostalgic
Ram Gopal Varma lands in trouble after tweets on Lord Ganesh
Style Check: Sonam, Priyanka, Sharddha, Esha among best-dressed of the week

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs » wallpapers » the celeb A-Z
who's in » Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...