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Aamir Khan's directorial debut Taare Zameen Par which is going for
the Oscars has been accused of plagiarism. Renowned writer
Shakuntala Devi who has 22 books to her credit has accused that the
movie has been copied from her book In the Wonderland Of Numbers.
The book talks about a nine year old girl suffering from dyslexia
much like the character of Ishaan Awasthi played by Darsheel
Safary. Shakuntala added that some of the sequences have been
copied chapter by chapter in the movie.
Shakuntala said she expected to receive an apology letter from
Aamir Khan explaining why he took material from her book without
giving her due credit. Aamir Khan did not respond to the writer's
allegations. The perfectionist actor is meanwhile busy promoting
Taare Zameen Par which is India's official entry for the Oscars.
The movie has been dubbed in English for the international