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Kalki 2898 AD: South Korean artist accuses filmmakers of plagiarism by sharing a photo of an artwork from the film; says, “I question doing art in this lawless environment”

en Bollywood News Kalki 2898 AD: South Korean artist accuses filmmakers of plagiarism by sharing a photo of an artwork from the film; says, “I question doing art in this lawless environment”

Kalki 2898 AD is a sci-fi mythological drama set in the post-apocalyptic dystopian era with Prabhas and Deepika Padukone in lead roles.

After much anticipation, the makers finally unveiled the trailer of Kalki 2898 AD on June 10 and needless to say, it has garnered much love from audiences and industry insiders. While the excitement is at its peak for the release, a South Korean artist who came across the trailer has accused the makers of plagiarism. Further as a proof, he has shared a photo showcasing the resemblance between his artwork and the one used in the film.

Kalki 2898 AD: South Korean artist accuses filmmakers of plagiarism by sharing a photo of an artwork from the film; says, “I question doing art in this lawless environment”

Kalki 2898 AD: South Korean artist accuses filmmakers of plagiarism by sharing a photo of an artwork from the film; says, “I question doing art in this lawless environment”

South Korean artist Sung Choi shared proof of his artwork

Sung Choi, a popular South Korean artist, who has created several such sketches and artwork of many characters, took to social media to share his plagiarism accusations. It seems that he came across the recently released trailer which introduces us to the dystopian world of the 2800s in Kalki 2898 AD. This particular frame, that appears in the beginning of the video clip was compared with an artwork created by Sung about 10 years ago. Sharing the photo of how they resembled each other on his official Instagram page, Choi wrote, “Unauthorized use of artwork is a bad practice. I sometimes even question doing art in this lawless environment”.

 

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A post shared by Sung Choi (@sungchoiart)


While the makers are yet to respond to the claims, many social media users have come in support of the international artist and shared their comments on the post. “This is totally shame on them, the most sad thing is this is the intro shot of the production house,” said one of the users whereas another one added, “I hope you pursue legal action if possible. This is awful.” Yet another user stated, “I’m so sorry this has happened to you. This is terrible”.

About Kalki 2898 AD

The Prabhas starrer features Deepika Padukone as the leading lady along with Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, and Disha Patani in key roles. The film is directed by Nag Ashwin and produced under the banner Vyjayanthi Movies. It is slated for release on June 27 in multiple languages including Hindi.

Also Read: First Look of Disha Patani as Roxie from Kalki 2898 AD gets unveiled on her birthday

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