Amitabh Bachchan accuses AAP leader Kumar Vishwas of 'copyright infringement'
Amitabh Bachchan has ordered Kumar Vishwas to delete the YouTube video in which the AAP leader is shown reciting Harivansh Rai Bachchan's poem. Photograph: (Zee News Network)
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan has accused AAP leader Kumar Vishwas of alleged copyright infringement for his use of a poem by his late father poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan in his tweet said,"This is a copyright infringement. Legal will take care of this." The Bollywood star also asked Kumar Vishwas to remove the YouTube video of the poem.
this is a copyright infringement .. ! legal will take care of this— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 9, 2017
Amitabh Bachchan also sent a legal notice to Vishwas ordering him to delete the YouTube video within 24 hours. He also demanded an account of the revenue generated through "exploitation of the poem".
Kumar Vishwas in his tweet shot back saying,"sending earned Rs 32 as demanded".
Rcvd appreciation frm all poet's family but Notice frm you Sir.Deleting the Tribute video to Babuji.Sending earned Rs 32 as demanded.Pranam?? https://t.co/wzq22TZnzf— Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) July 12, 2017
Kumar has refused to take down the video which is placed on his Twitter handle.