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Controversy Surrounds ‘Maidaan’ Release as Court Halts Film Over Plagiarism Allegations

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Ahead of its scheduled release on Thursday, April 11, Ajay Devgn’s biographical drama ‘Maidaan’ finds itself embroiled in controversy. The film, which delves into the life of former Indian football coach Syed Abdul Rahim, has been accused of plagiarism by a Karnataka-based scriptwriter, leading to a halt in its release ordered by the Mysore court.

Controversy Surrounds 'Maidaan' Release as Court Halts Film Over Plagiarism Allegations

The court’s decision comes in response to allegations made by scriptwriter Anil Kumar, who claims that the makers of ‘Maidaan’ plagiarized his script. In a statement issued by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor’s Bayview Projects LLP, they expressed their intention to appeal against the court’s order, emphasizing that they were not given an opportunity to present their side of the story before the decision was made.

The controversy surrounding ‘Maidaan’ has cast a shadow over its highly anticipated release, leaving fans and industry insiders eagerly awaiting further developments in this legal battle.