The police might call producer Dil Raju and director Dasarath for an enquiry if they find any similarities, as alleged by the petitioner.
The case was registered after a writer, Shyamala Rani, filed a petition with the Miyapur court, alleging that the makers of the 2011 movie Mr Perfect, lifted material from her 2010 novel.
Ms Shyamala in her petition before the court stated that she had published a novel by name na manasu ninnu kore. "Following court's order, we booked a cheating case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Copy Rights Act and are investigating", Telangana Today quoted Madhapur police Inspector R Kalinga Rao as saying. She claimed that they did not take her permission for using her story and had cheated her.
Tollywood Popular Producer and Distributor Dil Raju have reportedly been accused of plagiarism for the story have been accused of plagiarising the story of a Telugu novelist and making the hit movie "Mr.Perfect", Rebel star Prabhas, Kajal Aggarwal, Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. She alleged that the Prabhas starrer is based on the very same novel. The film centres around a self-centred guy who eventually comes around to understand and appreciate family values. When she saw Mr Perfect, she realised that her story has been stolen.
Dil Raju is one of the prominent producers in Telugu cinema and has delivered several hits. What is surprising is six years after the film's release, the novelist has come forward to file the complaint.
Moreover, he has acquired the rights of the three most anticipated films in Tollywood this year, and they are Mahesh Babu's Spyder, Jr NTR's Jai Lava Kusa and Pawan Kalyan's untitled film.