Telugu music director RP Patnaik has reportedly lodged a complaint against the Producer of TV Serial ‘Atho Athamma Kuthuro’, which airs on Gemini TV, accusing him of using his composed tunes without taking permission from him. He demanded a compensation of Rs 50 lakh from the producer.
Holding a press meet in Hyderabad, RP Patnaik complained that tunes composed by film music directors like him are used in TV Serials for a long time and none of them take prior permission for doing so. He added that he was shocked to come across one of his tunes in the reported serial, as RP composed this particular tune for a film, which is yet to release. RP wishes that his colleagues of Film Industry to join him in the fight against the TV industry to put check to the trend of using film tunes in serials.