AR Rahman Files A Complaint Against Soft Drink Ad Using Slumdog Millionaire Track
Oscar-winning film musician AR Rahman has gone a step ahead and filed a complaint based upon his tune from Slumdog Millionaire movie against a soft drink commercial where his tune is allegedly stolen.
In one soft drink commercial, bollywood hottie Katrina Kaif is shown and the tune used is from film Slumdog Millionaire. Rahman states that this have been used without even getting his permission. He plans to take legal action against this as of now.
His lawyers have been asked to look into the matter and are in talks with T-series. As per one of Rahman's source, "Yes, our legal team has contacted Bhushan Kumar for an explanation on how the track made its way out. As of now they have not responded. We are definitely contemplating action."
Bhushan is also saying the same sentiment and said, "In normal circumstances, we don't have to ask for permission from composers, but with Rahman it is on a royalty basis, so he was informed, but his office wasn't and they contacted us. But all these misunderstandings have been sorted out as we have told them that in the near future even when we are in talks with any company for any of Rahman's tracks, we will keep them in the loop. Things are fine now."