Shekhar Kapur reacts to Mr India reboot row: Does the director haven’t any inventive rights over what he created?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Days after Sonam Kapoor minced no phrases and expressed her disappointment over Mr. India being changed into a trilogy with out consulting her father Anil Kapoor or Shekhar Kapur, the director of the 1987-film, the filmmaker has raised a pertinent query on social media. 

Taking to Twitter on Thursday morning, Shekhar expressed that the argument on Mr. India remake just isn’t about nobody taking permission from him or telling him prematurely, however questioned as as to if a director has no inventive rights over what they create. 

In a tweet, the filmmaker wrote, “The argument on a remake of #MrIndia is not that no one took permission from me or even bothered to tell me. The question is. If you are remaking a feature film, based on a director’s very successful work, does the Director have no creative rights over what he/she created?”

Here, take a look at Shekhar Kapur’s tweet:

This is not the primary time Shekhar has opened up in regards to the row. In the previous few days, the filmmaker has again and again tweeted in regards to the reboot and confused on the inventive rights of a filmmaker on his previous works. 

Just a number of days in the past, Sonam had taken to social media to clear her stance on the Mr. India remake announcement by filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar. The actress, in an elaborate post, shared that veteran actor Anil Kapoor had no concept that the movie was being made, including that they came upon about the identical by means of social media. In the identical post, Sonam termed all the incident as “disrespectful” and “underhanded” and shared how neither Anil nor the movie’s director had been consulted.

Part of her post learn as, It’s unhappy as a result of that was a movie made with coronary heart and hardwork and may be very sentimental to my father, past commerce and bulletins, it is part of his legacy. I ought to hope that respect for somebody’s work and contribution continues to be as vital to us as an enormous weekend on the field workplace.”

Bollywood producer and stylist Rhea Kapoor, too, echoed an identical thought and had shared her opinion on social media.

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