Indian Super League (ISL) 2017-18,Now Under Scanner For Using Unauthorised Music At Pune Venue! FIR Filed By Novex Against The Event Organiser Wadhwan Sports.
On 22nd November 2017, a spectacular match was witnessed by football fanatics in the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium,Balewadi, Pune. It was a nail-biting clash between the two Indian Super League(ISL) football teams – FC Pune City and Delhi Dynamos FC. Though the match was a success, the event organising company, Wadhwan Sports Pvt. Ltd., was slapped with a FIR for failing to procure ground performance rights for the songs played at the venue. These songs were from the repertoire of esteemed Music Label, Zee Entertainment Ltd., who have authorisedNovex Communications to grant copyrights for their ‘sound recordings’.
NOVEX has filed a case against DheerajRajeshkumarWadhawan& Gaurav Modwel, the directors of Wadhwan Sports Pvt. Ltd. An FIR was registered on 9th April 2018 at the Hinjewadi Police Station, Pune, and a subsequent FIR was filed for restraining any further infringement of Copyrights. The unauthorised songs played by the organisers as highlighted in the FIR were Zingaat (Sairat) and KaalaChashma (BaarBaarDekho).
About Hero Indian Super League 2018
The Indian Super League is a men’s professional football championship league in India. India’s leading industrialists and celebrities from sports as well as the Indian film industry have heavily invested in the league’s ten franchises based in the following cities: Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and Jamshedpur.
About Novex Communications
Novex Communications Pvt. Ltd. is a pioneer in the copyright domain in certain music & entertainment industries since last 15 years, engaged in monitoring the lawful use of copyrighted music across diverse industries. Our partner Music Labels include the likes of Yash Raj Films Private Limited, ZEE Entertainment Enterprise Limited, Shemaroo Entertainment Limited, Tips Industries Limited and EROS International Media Limited. These labels not only hold huge volumes of music assets but also provide an unsurpassed variety of genres, suitable for any event or occasion. 60% of Novex-held songs were featured in MIRCHI TOP 20 rankings throughout 2017 and ‘our’ melodies have been consistently trending top 3 spots* this year as well.