Amitabh Bachchan slaps legal notice on Kumar Vishwas

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sent a legal notice to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in "copyright infringement" case for unlawful use of a poem penned by his late father, the poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. While paying a tribute to renowned Hindi poets, Kumar Vishwas mouthed few lines of Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poem.

In the video, uploaded on YoutubeKumar Vishwas can be heard reciting a poem written by Harivansh Rai Bachchan and irked over Kumar’s act, Amitabh Bachchan, has taken this legal step.

"This is a copyright infringement. Legal will take care of this," the Bollywood superstar had said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Two days after Vishwas posted the video in his account, Mr Bachchan reacted to the video with the caption, "Mahakavi Harivansh Rai Bachchan defines 'Phoenix' in melody 'Need Ka Nirman'. Listen and share #Tarpan4 @SrBachchan."

The row did not end here. Kumar Vishwas in reply to the legal notice served against him, he disclosed the earnings he made through the video and said, "Rcvd appreciation frm all poet's family but Notice frm you Sir.Deleting the Tribute video to Babuji.Sending earned Rs 32 as demanded.Pranam."