Calm Down, Mr Bachchan! Your Case Against Copyright Law is Weak

Mar 28, 2018, 05:28 PM

In a rather rambling blog post on Monday, Mr Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood’s Angry-Young-Man-turned-angry-preacher-from-the-social-media-pulpit, let loose a diatribe against the seeming injustice done to him by the Indian Copyright Act – specifically, the concept of copyright terms – as per which he (and his heirs) would lose rights to copyright in his father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s works, by the year 2063.