In a shocking turn of events, an FIR has been filed against Aditya Chopra’s production house Yash Raj Films (YRF) of collecting 100 crores from music royalties belonging to the IPRS.
Reportedly, an FIR has been filed with the Mumbai police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW), wherein the body has alleged that YRF has prevented it from collecting royalties from telecom companies, radio stations and music streaming platforms by pressurizing artistes to sign illegal agreements.
FIR filed against Yash Raj Films
The FIR, which names YRF directors Aditya Chopra and Uday Chopra saying that production house is not allowed to collect royalties on behalf of artistes and music producers as it is the sole right of IPRS.
According to a police officer, the FIR is registered under section 409 that talks about criminal breach of trust and 34 of common intention of IPC and other sections of Copyright Act.
Meanwhile, no one has responded from the YRF production house with regards to the FIR.