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Hera Pheri 4 lands into legal trouble

Mumbai: Hera Pheri 4-related reports have occasionally made headlines for a while now. It began when media rumours spread about Kartik Aaryan replacing Akshay Kumar. Later, it was clarified that nobody is being replaced.

Now as per recent news, T-Series has reportedly given the producers of Hera Pheri 4 a public notice demanding the audio and visual rights to every song in the Hera Pheri franchise, according to the notice that was published in Trade Magazine.

The producing business referred to themselves in the notice as the “sole and exclusive right holder of all copyright of all “Music and Audio Visual Song Rights” of the Franchise Film on all modes, medium and formats (whether existing now and arising in future) throughout the entire world and in perpetuity.”

An excerpt from the notice read, “Notice is hereby given to the public in general and film trade in particular that Super Cassettes Industries Private Limited (T-Series)is the sole and absolute owner of copyright in relation to the music and audio visual songs i.e. Master Sound Recordings, Literary Works and Musical Works embodied in the Sound Recordings, and Audio Visuals of all the songs (hereinafter referred to as “Music and Audio Visual Song Rights”) for entire world in perpetuity for exploitation on all modes, media and formats (whether existing now and/or arising in future)in the Hindi language film currently “Untitled”, to be released as a franchise of the «HERA PHERI’ films (hereinafter referred to as the “Franchise Film”); The Music and Audio Visual Song Rights were assigned by Base Industries Group to T-Series.” For those who are unaware, Farhad Samji will reportedly be directing Hera Pheri 4.

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