The copyright row surrounding Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s Agnyaathavaasi is getting a new twist with French director Jérôme Salle confirming that its plot is too familiar to his film Largo Winch after watching it. Jérôme Salle came to know about the plagiarism of Agnyaathavaasi through IBTimes India report. Soon after reading the news, he took to his Twitter page to talk about his curiosity about the film.
He posted our report and wrote in January, “I think I’m gonna buy a ticket (plane first then movie) #Curiosity #Agnyaathavaasi #LargoWinch.” As promised, Jérôme Salle watched Agnyaathavaasi at the premiere show in Paris on Tuesday. Later, he took to his Twitter page and posted the picture of the ticket as a proof of it. He also wrote, “Screening at #LeBrady tonight. Great atmosphere thanks to the audience. I could’ve loved the movie but unfortunately, the plot was too familiar. #LargoWinch #Agnyaathavaasi.”
Screening at #LeBrady tonight. Great atmosphere thanks to the audience. I could‘ve loved the movie but unfortunately the plot was too familiar. #LargoWinch #Agnyaathavaasi pic.twitter.com/RwFWAyeUPz
— Jérôme Salle (@Jerome_Salle) January 9, 2018
Agnyaathavaasi featuring Pawan Kalyan with Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel in the lead roles is a romantic comedy entertainer, which has been written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas. The movie has released across the world as Sankranti treat on January 10. But the makers are yet to issue an official word on the controversy surrounding its plagiarism.