Chennai, Jan 29 (BPNS)
South Indian Superstar, Rajinikanth has issued a public notice on infringement of rights and warns of legal action against those who commercially exploit the actor’s name, image, voice, etc without taking his consent.
His advocate S. Elambharathi issued a public notice warning civil and criminal proceedings against those who infringe upon the actor’s personality including his voice, image, name, and other unique behavior of his.
The notice issued Saturday states that only the actor has the control over commercial utilization of his personality, name, voice, image, etc. The notice also said that several mediums, platforms, product manufacturers were misappropriating his name, image, voice, caricature image, and artistic image, and AI-generated images to create confusion among the public and to entice them to buy certain products or to access the medium through which the actor’s manners were misused.
The notice said, “ His charisma and nature as an actor and human being has earned him the title of ‘Superstar’ called by millions and millions of his fans across the world. The sheer proportion of his fan base and his respect across the film industry is unmatched and indisputable. Any damage to his reputation or personal would entail a great loss to our client.”
It is to be noted that Rajinikanth is presently shooting for the big-budget movie,’ Jailor’ in which Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is playing a cameo role.