Kalki 2898 AD: Prabhas’ film producers serve copyright notice amidst infringement concerns; DEETS inside
Having a star-studded cast, Kalki 2898 AD, helmed by Nag Ashwin is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated films right now. In the most recent update, the makers of the film have issued a legal notice against copyright infringement.
The makers of Prabhas' Kalki 2898 AD issue a legal copyright notice
Sharing of any images, stills, scenes, music, footage, etc. would be punishable under Copyright Act
The film stars Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan, Disha Patani, and more.
Kalki 2898 AD has been one of the most anticipated films for the past couple of years. The film boasts a star-studded cast, having names like Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan, and more. The film is helmed by Nag Ashwin, known for box office hits like Mahanati and Yevade Subramanyam.
In the most recent update related to the film, the producers, Vyjayanthi Movies, have issued a legal notice against copyright infringement. They took to their official social media handle to announce the copyright notice. According to the notice, sharing of any sort of ‘scenes, footages, stills, music, images or anything else pertaining to the film by any persons including through social media’ would be a criminal offense, punishable under the Copyright Act of 1957.
The notice comes amidst concerns of copyright infringement and pirating. The legal notice prevents photography or videography of any sort of anything related to the film, including the title card, the opening or closing credits, as well as any scene related to the film.
What we know about the film so far
Kalki 2898 AD is a science fiction film with Nag Ashwin at the helm of it. The film would mark the fourth directorial venture of the film, after films like Yevade Subramanyam, Mahanati, x-Life (a segment in the anthology Pitta Kathalu). The film was initially announced with the working title ‘Project K’ in 2020, with Prabhas as the lead actor.
Later it was announced that Disha Patani, Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan, and Kamal Haasan had been roped in to play prominent characters as well. The teaser for the film premiered at the 2023 San Diego Comic-Con and received a positive response.
The cinematography department is handled by Djordje Stojiljkovic, while the music composition for the film is done by Santhosh Narayanan, known for films like Vada Chennai and Mahaan. The dialogues for the film were written by Sai Madhav Burra, known for films like RRR, Mahanati, and Aakashavaani. The film is set to release early next year.
What’s next for Prabhas
Prabhas would next be seen in Salaar Part 1, which is set to hit the silver screen later this year. The film is helmed by Prashanth Neel of KGF fame and has Prithviraj Sukumaran, Shruti Haasan, and Jagapathi Babu in prominent roles.
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