Bheemla Nayak: Case against Pawan Kalyan-Rana Daggubati starrer for hurting sentiments of potter community
The recently released film Bheemla Nayak starring Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati in the lead roles has landed in legal trouble. As per media reports, a case has been filed against the makers of the film for allegedly hurting the sentiments of the potter community.
Mandepudi Purushotham, a leader of Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP), has filed a case in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. According to reports, in his complaint, he said Rana Daggubati kicks and destroys a potter’s wheel during a fight sequence in the film. Purushotham has called the scene objectionable and denigrating for the potter community.
YSRCP leader demands an unconditional apology from Bheemla Nayak’s makers
In his complaint, Purushottam has demanded the makers of Bheemla Nayak to remove the scene and also demanded an unconditional apology from the makers.
The Telugu action-film Bheemla Nayak hit the silver screen on February 25 and is running successfully. As per the latest reports, the film has collected Rs 53.07 crore in three days in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The makers will drop the Hindi dubbed version of the film on March 4.
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The reports also said that at the global box office, Bheemla Nayak had crossed the Rs 100-crore mark. Besides Rana Daggubati and Pawan Kalyan, the film also features Nithya Menen, Samyuktha Menon, Murali Sharma in titular roles. Bheemla Nayak is the Telugu remake of the Malayalam film Ayyappanum Koshiyum. Bankrolled by Suryadevara Naga Vamsi under Sithara Entertainments, the screenplay of the film is written by Trivikram Srinivas.