Vempalli Gangadharam alleged that Trivikram Srinivas has copied his Mondi Kathi idea for Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava. He has alleged that Trivikram Srinivas has not give him due credits. In his Facebook post, he mentioned that he had shared an idea with the director Trivikram Srinivas, which he adopted in the movie.
Vempalli Gangadhar has posted a story of how he met Trivikram Srinivas on the sets of Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava, on his microblogging page. This is not the first time when Trivikram Srinivas is facing the plagiarism allegations. Earlier after the release of Pawan Kalyan starrer Agnyaathavaasi, Trivikram Srinivas also invited the same allegations. It was heard that Agnyaathavaasi is a free make of French film Largo Winch, helmed by Jerome Salle. Largo Winch is based on graphic novel of the same name and charts the journey of how a billionaire’s secretly adopted son sets out to find his father’s killers and prove his legitimacy. After watching the movie, Jerome Salle claimed that the plot was lifted from his movie.
Currently Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava starrning Jr NTR, Pooja Hegde, Eesha Rebba and Jagapathi Babu , is running successfully at the box office. The movie has become the first choice of movie lovers in Australia. The trade analyst Taran Adasrh has shared the collection figure of Aravinda Sametha at his Twitter, “#Telugu film #AravindhaSametha emerges the first choice of moviegoers [Indian films] in Australia this weekend… Puts up a SOLID TOTAL in its opening weekend… Thu A$ 128,740 Fri A$ 69,666 Sat A$ 59,388 Sun A$ 28,733 / 32 locations Total: A$ 286,527 [₹ 1.50 cr] @comScore