Right moves? Remo D'Souza to copyright dance sequences in ABCD

By Hindustan Times

Bollywood is plagued with cases involving copyright issues, with filmmakers going to great lengths to protect their ideas. Now, choreographer-director Remo D’Souza has taken this protection to, quite literally, the next step by bringing the dance steps from his next film under the same regulations. He has decided to copyright certain moves from the song ‘Bezubaan’ from his forthcoming directorial venture ABCD — Any Body Can Dance, to prevent infringement.

“Like a film, dance steps or sequences are creative works. If a script can have a copyright, and so can songs, why can’t dance sequences as well? I want to take this forward and copyright the sequence that I have conceived and used for th