Finally Director Cheran Opened On The “Premam” & “Autograph” Plagiarism Issue !! Check Out !!


Premam is a 2015 Indian Malayalam-language romantic comedy film written, edited, and directed by Alphonse Puthren. It is a three-part coming of age portrait of the lead finding his true love. Produced by Anwar Rasheed for Anwar Rasheed Entertainment, the film stars Nivin Pauly, Sai Pallavi, Madonna Sebastian and Anupama Parameswaran in the lead roles. The film features 17 debutant actors. Rajesh Murugesan composed the music.

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Being a Mollywood movie, The film garnered a huge reception from the audience of Tamilnadu. The film’s theatrical run in Tamilnadu was unexpected and is being celebrated by Tamil people till today. Alphonse Puthren debuted as director in a Kollywood film “Neram” which had Nivin Pauly in the lead. But “Premam” impressed the Tamil audience more than the direct Tamil movie Neram.

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Despite all the positive word of mouth, there are one set of people compared the movie with Director Cheran’s “Autograph” which was released in 2004. Both the movies belong to similar genre coming of age. Protagonists of both the movies are in search of the love of their life and Cheran who played the lead role in the movie “Autograph” would fall in love with a Keralite girl where as Nivin Pauly falls in love with a Tamil girl in “Premam”.

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This made some of social media users to raise question to Cheran about the plagiarism of “Premam” movie. A twitter user named Kottravai asked Cheran “Have you ever felt Premam and Autograph have similar plots and characterizations ??”

To this “Autographer” director simply answered that he felt that too and also added  that he felt happy that someone got inspired by his movie.

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Following that Kottravai asked why he did not file a case for plagiarism.

To this Cheran said “Yes I could have but If I did that, this perception would have been unattainable. And many people would have accused me”

There was some character of a creator exposed, Ain’t it ?? Cheran played the lead role in the film for first time, and other cast members include Gopika, Sneha and Mallika while Kanika made a Special appearance.

What do you think on this answer of Cheran ??  Comment your views below !!


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