Kozhikode (PTI) A person hailing from Kozhikode district, today
alleged that the main story of the Malayalam film Gadhama,
released recently, was taken from one of his stories published in a
Malayalam magazine, ten years ago. Speaking to reporters, Salim
Kurukkalakath said his story was published in a malayalam weekly on
October 20, 2000.
Salim said he had written the story while he was working in the
Gulf. The film directed by renowned Director Kamal was released in
Kerala recently. Salim alleged that though he had written to the
Director on the issue in the initial stages of film making itself,
Kamal had not replied. ''It became clear after I saw the film'', he
He asked how the film's writer committed the same mistake which
he (Salim) had committed in his story that was published.