Soon after the release of Sathyan Anthikkad’s latest offering Jomonte Suvisheshangal, talks started regarding its similarity to last year’s Jacobinte Swargarajyam, directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan.
Both the films narrated the stories of happy go lucky heroes taking over the responsibilities of the family, when their respective dads faced setbacks in their businesses.
Now Dr. Iqbal Kuttippuram has responded to this accusation in his interview to a leading English daily.
“It is true that the basic story of both the films is similar. But that doesn’t mean our film is a copied version of the other one,” says the writer.
He claims that the script of Jomonte Suvisheshangal was completed before Jacobinte Swargarajyam got released. He even went to Vineeth with the script but the actor-director motivated him to go ahead with his script.
Dr. Iqbal Kuttippuram has written several popular films like Arabikkatha, Oru Indian Pranayakatha, Diamond Necklace and Vikramadityan among others.