KEY PRINCIPAL VALUES
- Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan is in legal trouble
- Tamil producer Manickam Narayanan accused Atlee of copying Perarasu’s story for his film Jawan
- Jawan releases in June 2023
The Times of India report further states that producer Manickam Narayanan’s complaint against Atlee at TFPC refers to the similarities between Jawan and Perarasu. TFPC board members will investigate the matter after November 7, 2022. A Tamil film producer reportedly owns the rights to the story.
Talk about Perarasu, Vijaykanth played a dual role as Perarasu and Ilavarasu. If reports are to be believed, Shah Rukh Khan is also playing a double role Jawan. However, there is no official confirmation about the same.
Coming back to Atlee, the filmmaker has previously been accused of plagiarism for allegedly copying his films such as Raja Rani, Theri, Mersal and Bigil with Mouna Ragam, Chathriyan, Aboorva Sagotharagal and Chak De India respectively.
Talking about Shah Rukh Khan, he recently unveiled the trailer of his next film Pathan on his birthday (November 2). The film also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in pivotal roles. I return to Jawan, will reportedly have cameo appearances by Deepika Padukone and Vijay. The actor is also playing the lead role in Rajkumar Hirani’s next film Dunks. All three films will be released in 2023.