Chennai: Just a day after Director Shankar introduced his maiden collaboration with Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh to remake the Vikram-starrer Anniyan/Aparichit, bother has mounted for the challenge. In a strongly worded assertion, Anniyan’s Producer V Ravichandran has said that the movie’s story rights belong to him and that the data can be found for the identical. He urged Shankar to cease work on the challenge with quick impact, saying that he’s additionally sending a authorized discover to Shankar.
“I am the Producer of the said movie Anniyan. The entire story rights was purchased by me from the writer Sujatha (alias late rangarajan) for which full payment was done by me to him. As such, any such adoption or remaking or copying the main plot of the said movie, without my permission, is totally illegal” learn the letter from Ravichandran.
In the letter, Anniyan’s Producer additionally delves into his previous with Shankar and alleges that he had given Shankr the chance to direct Anniya regardless of Shankar’s earlier movie ‘Boys’ not having a not so profitable run. Ravichandran provides that, Shankar regained misplaced floor solely due to his help. He alleges that Shankar has forgotten the identical and tried to reap the accolades of his profitable movie Anniyan by way of a Hindi adaptation.
On the event of Tamil New 12 months on Wednesday, Shankar had taken to social media and made the grand announcement of his collaboration with Ranveer Singh. “In this moment, no one will be happier than me, bringing back the larger than life cinematic expeirnvce with @ranveerOfficial in the official adaptation of cult blockbuster Anniyan” Shankar had tweeted. He added that Ranveer was a maverick and charismatic showman that nobody else may play. It was additionally said that this challenge would large round mid-2022.
Anniyan is a 2005 Action-thriller in Tamil, starring Vikram, Sadha, Prakash Raj and Vivek. The plot revolves round Ambi, a socially-conscious and straight-forward lawyer and his woes with corruption and lack of empathy among the many public. As he goals to proper the wrongs that he witnesses round him, his a number of character dysfunction takes centerstage and spawns a mannequin named Remo and a murderous vigilante Anniyan, who collectively brings twists and turns In Ambi’s life.