Filmmaker Puri Jagannadh has sought police safety after he allegedly obtained threats from movie distributors, who’re planning to protest in entrance of his home in Hyderabad, if he doesn’t settle losses of his final launch, Liger. In his police grievance, Puri has talked about that the distributors can’t threaten or blackmail him in any method and may have filed a civil case in the event that they felt he or his agency owes them any quantity. Additionally learn: Vijay Deverakonda’s Jana Gana Mana shelved following Liger’s field workplace failure
Puri Jagannadh, who presently resides in Mumbai, had directed Liger, that includes Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday. The movie, which was concurrently launched in August in Hindi and Telugu, turned out to be a field workplace failure.
In his police grievance, Puri revealed that as per settlement he had paid all his dues to distributor Warangal Sreenu. He added that Sreenu had defaulted funds to the sub-distributors, who are actually being coerced by Sreenu to consider that Puri owes them cash.
In his assertion, Puri additional added that he fears that Sreenu will instigate violence and enter his home in Hyderabad and harass his relations, which embody his 85-year-old mother-in-law, together with the director’s spouse and daughter.
Liger, which additionally stars Ramya Krishnan and Ronit Roy, was promoted aggressively as a pan-India movie, particularly after Karan Johar got here on board to launch the Hindi model. Nevertheless, the movie opened to largely middling response from the audiences with most calling the movie ‘formulaic’ and ‘wasted alternative’ for Vijay, who had spent three years on the undertaking.
Regardless of registering a gap of Rs. 25 crore from its first day worldwide, Liger crashed on the field workplace. Earlier than the discharge of Liger, it was introduced that Vijay and Puri would work collectively on one other undertaking titled Jana Gana Mana. It was additionally introduced that the movie could be launched in August 2023. Nevertheless, the undertaking was dropped. A supply near Vijay had confirmed to that the undertaking had been known as off.