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The makers of Bengali movie Ramdhanu are accusing that the upcoming Bollywood movie Hindi Medium is plagiarised from their 2014 film Ramdhanu. The trailer of Irrfan Khan starrer Hindi medium was released yesterday and within 24 hours, Twitter is buzzing with shocked reactions from the Bengali film fraternity.
Ramdhanu directed by acclaimed Bengali filmmaker duo Nandita Roy & Shiboprosad Mukherjee deals with the story of a worried mother, who is trying hard to get her 5-year-old son admitted to a reputed English medium school but he fails to pass the admission test his application gets rejected. Her husband, a middle-class shop owner who also cannot speak English correctly makes various attempts to fulfil his wife’s desire including trying to bribe a tout. The trailer of Hindi medium too hints at a similar story. According to many, there are similarities not just in the posters of the two films but in their entire concept.
The trailer of Hindi medium too hints at a similar story. According to many, there are similarities not just in the posters of the two films but in their entire concept. As per reports, On October 4 last year, Shiboprosad Mukherjee had informed Mukesh Bhatt, the president of Film & Television Producers Guild of India, to take action against the Saket Chaudhary directorial, Hindi Medium. Claiming that the film is a copy of Ramdhanu, he had written: “Recently, we have been informed by a close friend and business associate that they were approached by director Saket Chaudhary and producer Dinesh Vijan to invest in a film which has a storyline similar to ‘Ramdhanu‘ with Mr Irrfan Khan in the lead. On being denied, they then approached T-Series for the same.