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Danushka agrees to pay Rs.300,000 to MS’ sons

22 February 2017 01:58 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Singer MG Dhanushka was ordered to pay Rs.300,000 to the sons of well-known singer, the late MS Fernando on agreeing to settle the matter amicably.

The order was given by Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandara in the case in which it was alleged that Dhanushka had violated the Intellectual Property Act by singing the late Mr. Fernando’s songs.

He was asked to make the payment by March 31.

Mr. Fernando’s son Sarath had complained to the CID that the suspect had breached his late father’s rights by singing his late father’s songs without permission to do so. (Farook Thajudeen)

  Comments - 6

  • Jayath Sarathsena Wednesday, 22 February 2017 04:14 PM

    This is nothing but pure jealousy. via DM iOS App

    Ex President Wednesday, 22 February 2017 04:56 PM

    His tinekakwagei ape mee.... via DM Android App

    Henry Wednesday, 01 March 2017 05:47 AM

    Intellectual Property Rights? How many of us had sung songs of others? Did MS, Waraka etc started their first songs in public with their own??? Thank God - The real artists like Jim Reeves, Mohd. Rafi, Latha Magishkar or their siblings are not there in Sri Lankan courts!

    nalin Wednesday, 22 February 2017 08:03 PM

    Seems you don't understand Intellectual Property Rights. Of course people can argue its jealousy but there is a law behind it.

    melda Thursday, 23 February 2017 02:02 AM

    sad to see how younger generation steals somebody elses precious property. looking at the settlement amount i can understand that intent wasnt pure jealous. this guy may be earning that in one night. via DM Android App

    stanly Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:56 AM

    If you all see it in that way most singers duplicating almost all the songs sung by veteran singers.What do you say for that?

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