Delhi High Court upholds order deeming Satyajit Ray as first owner of copyright in Bengali film Nayak

A Division Bench of the High Court said that the producers of the film cannot claim any supervening right in the screenplay of the movie.
Satyajit Ray and Delhi HC
Satyajit Ray and Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has upheld a single-judge’s ruling that legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray is the first owner of the copyright in the 1966 Bengali film Nayak because he wrote the screenplay for the movie.

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