By Hindustan Times
Wajid, of the composer duo Sajid-Wajid, confesses that a part of the music in their Rowdy Rathore score is borrowed from the original Telugu film Vikramarkudu. Directed by Prabhu Deva, Rowdy Rathore, that has Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in the lead roles, is set for a June 1
"There is a signature tune in Vikramarkudu, which we couldn't avoid. It was an integral part of the theme in the Telugu film. Our producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who is very music-minded, our director Prabhu Deva and my brother Sajid decided that we needed to incorporate that refrain in the Hindi remake, so we did," said Wajid and adds tongue-in-cheek that there is nothing underhand about the appropriation.
"We've taken the rights of the