Young Tiger Jr.NTR’s character in Jai Lava Kusa is not stolen from an idea by Puri Jagannadh, says the actor's publicist.In Jai Lava Kusa, NTR plays a character with a stutter. Puri has alleged that the character is based on his idea.
In Puri Jagannadh’s story, the protagonist is a martial arts exponent whereas NTR’s Jai is hardly one. Moreover, he is an antagonist in the film of triple roles. Stammering is only character trait that is common to both KS Ravindra and Puri’s script.
Tarak’s publicist said, "The news is not true. It is unfortunate that such allegations are being made. Can't speak more about this at this point."
Sources close to the actor say, The truth is Puri had narrated a story to NTR to few years ago. It was about the martial arts artist with a stutter and he even narrated the same story to Stylish star Allu Arjun. Incidentally, both of them rejected the story and moved on their respective commitments.
Jai Lava Kusa is being directed by Bobby, produced by Kalyanram and it also stars Nivetha Thomas and Raashi Khanna.