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Anu Malik

Anu Malik is one of the most well-known music directors of the Bollywood industry, although not for all the right reasons. He has been accused of plagiarism from time to time for his various hits like “Kaho Na Kaho” (Murder) ripped from Amr Diab’s “Tamaly Maak”, “Raja Ko Rani Se” (Akele Hum Akele Tum) from Nino Rota’s The Godfather theme song “The Love Theme”, “Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhen” (Baazigar) from Dean Martin’s “The man who plays the Mandolino” and The Cover Girls’ “Because of You”, and many more. The list is endless.

Celebrities Accused of Plagiarism

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Plagiarism is a serious offence in academics, movies, music, or in any such area where uninformed usage and modification of an individual’s or a group’s original work is involved. Despite many countries trying to establish strict laws against it, there are still a lot of people, including famous celebrities, who plagiarise and even make loads of money out of it. Here are some famous Indian music composers who have been accused of plagiarism time and again: