If some latest reports in Kerala are to be believed, actress Ananya is all set to star in the Tamil remake of the Malayalam hit movie, Cocktail.
Now, what is special about it? The funny thing here is that Cocktail is a scene-by-scene copy of the 2007 film Butterfly on a wheel aka Shattered ! So from whom are they buying the remake rights?
But all these are common happenings in this amazing world. A top scenarist duo in Malayalam, who are known to plagiarize scenes, ideas and portions from Telugu movies were reportedly surprised when a Telugu producer came to them for the rights of their Malayalam hit.
“We copied from them and now they are paying us for the rights,” is what they told their friends, as per sources close to them.
As the copycats thrive in the industry and continue making big money, there is this story of the “reality show expert” music director, whose producer had to cough up huge sums to settle a case raised by a foreign group whose tunes were copied for their film!