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Jananathan claims Saawariya is his

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    By: Sunil Noronha
    Monday, November 26, 2007

    Tamil film director Jananathan recently claimed that Sanjay Leela Bhansali"s magnum opus Saawariya is nothing but a copy of one of his earlier film Iyarkkai. While taking about the issue, Jananathan said that a Hindi producer once wanted to remake the flick and he even gave him a copy of the film – something that he doesn"t know what happened to now.

    While he hurls these accusations at Sanjay Leela Bhansali, he agrees that his film too was indeed an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky"s White Nights but he maintains that he made a few changes in order for the film suit Tamil sensibilities. But Bhansali he claims lifted the story straight from his film.

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