Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma’s much-talked-about movie Vangaveeti has landed in legal trouble, as Vijayawada-based politician Vangaveeti Radha has filed a petition against the makers of the film.
Vangaveeti is an intense political drama, which based on the lives of politician Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga and his brother Radha Krishna Rao Sr and their altercation with communist-dominated Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh in the 1980s.Justice Challa Kodanda Ram of the Hyderabad High Court has issued notices to AP police, central film censor board, film director Ram Gopal Varma and producer Dasari Kiran Kumarand sought their response by December 2 to apprehensions and allegations raised in a petition that wants the court to prevent the sanction of film censor certificate to Vangaveeti. The film, allegedly centred around the life of slain Congress leader Vangaveeti Ranga, whose murder in 1988 had triggered violence in Vijayawada.
Vangaveeti features new actors like Sandeep Kumar, Vamsi Nakkanti, Vamsi Chaganti, Naina Ganguly, Kautilya and Shritej in the lead roles. The makers plan to release the audio at a grand function to be held in Vijayawada KL ground on December 3. The movie is expected to hit the screens on December 23.
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