The Indian film industry is one of the most popular and successful mega industries that manage to release over 2000 films every year!
As the industry spans several regions across the country, Bollywood – the biggest film industry in India shares a major viewership and fan base in the country.
Plagiarism refers to the unethical practice of purporting somebody else’s work as yours, without giving them the due credit or acknowledging their part in the project. Plagiarism is a major concern in the field of the arts and the major industry of Bollywood is no stranger to the accusations.
Plagiarism accusations ranging from similar storylines, dialogues, names, and even complete scenes being lifted from other movies have served as controversies in Bollywood.
Here, we bring to you a few popular Bollywood films that got into serious trouble due to plagiarism accusations.
Plagiarism is one of the most unethical practices that an artist can indulge in. Although most of these movies were very well received by audiences, in certain cases it is very evident that the accusations made against the film are very true.
All artists need to do is acknowledge their sources, give due credit to those who deserve it, and have worked towards completing the project.
What are your opinions on this moral issue? If you know of any other instances that need to be listed, let us know by commenting below.
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