MyLeaky Login

Join the largest Harry Potter Social Network on the Web! | FAQ

In the News

WB Files Suit Over "Hari Puttar" Film Title In India

Movies
Posted by: Edward
August 27, 2008, 02:32 AM

The BBC is reporting that Warner Bros. has filed suit against a film company in India for infringing on intellectual property rights in titling an upcoming movie: “Hari Puttar – A Comedy Of Terrors.” A spokesperson confirmed that a lawsuit was filed against Mirchi Movies and is expected to be heard before the Bombay High Court. According to the article, WB felt the title was ‘too similar to that of its world famous young wizard.’ Deborah Lincoln, a spokesperson for WB, is quoted as saying: “We have recently commenced proceedings against parties involved in the production and distribution of a movie entitled Hari Puttar.” Munish Purii, from Mirchi Movies, is also quoted in the article, relating that “We registered the Hari Puttar title in 2005 and it’s unfortunate that Warner has chosen to file a case so close to our film’s release.” The report goes on to note in regards to the title of the film, ‘Hari is a popular Indian name while Puttar means son in Punjabi.’ “Hari Puttar – A Comedy Of Terrors” is slated for release in India on September 12.

Previous Article | Next Article Browse all Recent Movies News

101 Comments

Chad
Posted by Chad on August 27, 2008, 02:45 AM report to moderator
Agustin
Posted by Agustin on August 27, 2008, 02:54 AM report to moderator
Billy
Posted by Billy on August 27, 2008, 02:56 AM report to moderator
erika
Posted by erika on August 27, 2008, 03:04 AM report to moderator
draco
Posted by draco on August 27, 2008, 03:14 AM report to moderator
H
Posted by H on August 27, 2008, 03:21 AM report to moderator
Zoe
Posted by Zoe on August 27, 2008, 03:23 AM report to moderator
ZombieSeaMonkey
Posted by ZombieSeaMonkey on August 27, 2008, 03:28 AM report to moderator
bec majec
Posted by bec majec on August 27, 2008, 03:33 AM report to moderator
Dawn
Posted by Dawn on August 27, 2008, 03:46 AM report to moderator
Reader511
Posted by Reader511 on August 27, 2008, 03:50 AM report to moderator
Thio
Posted by Thio on August 27, 2008, 03:55 AM report to moderator
meh
Posted by meh on August 27, 2008, 04:18 AM report to moderator
alicia
Posted by alicia on August 27, 2008, 04:18 AM report to moderator
wizardinventor
Posted by wizardinventor on August 27, 2008, 04:21 AM report to moderator
You must be logged in to MyLeaky to comment. Please click here to log in.

Finding Hogwarts
PotterCast Interviews Jo Rowling! Click here to Listen! The Books Everything...Half-Blood Prince...and the rest of the HP Films Leaky Apps

Guess That Book

He had provided a large tub of fresh flobberworms for the class, and told them that to pass the test, their flobberworm had to still be alive at the end of one hour. As flobberworms flourished best if left to their own devices, it was the easiest exam any

Learn to knit your own 'Weasley Sweater'. Learn to brew your own 'Butterbeer'. Find out how at Leaky Crafts!

Scribbulus Essay Project

Issue 28 - Aug. 2014

Scribbulus is THE place for Leaky Cauldron readers to submit their essays and opinion pieces!
See more over at Scribbulus!