Top Controversies Of Tollywood 2016 : Like every year, 2016 witnessed a number of controversies creating buzz within the Telugu movie trade. Balakrishna, Puri Jagannath, Pawan Kalyan, Junior NTR, Mahesh Babu, Allu Arjun, Rashmi Gautami, Tamil director Hari, Rajadhi Raja, Vangaveeti and A…Aa made headlines for all fallacious causes this yr.
1. Puri Jagannadh controversy :
Puri Jagannadh registered a case towards three distributors – Kaali Sudheer, Mutyala Ramdas and Abhishek — on the Jubilee Hills police station in April. In his grievance, the director claimed that that they had allegedly assaulted, harassed and tried to extort cash from him stating that they’d suffered monetary losses from Idler. However the distributors mentioned that they weren’t within the metropolis when the incident occurred.
2. Balakrishna sexist comment controversy :
Balakrishna sparked controversy after making a sexist remark on the audio launch operate of Nara Rohit’s Savitri in March. Addressing the occasion, he had mentioned, “If I play eve-teasing roles, and simply comply with women, my followers is not going to settle for. Both a kiss needs to be given or they need to be made pregnant. That is all. We’ve got to commit ourselves.” Balayya later apologised for the remark, when it drew criticism. Moreover apologising, he stated his comment was not meant to harm anybody.
3. Lepakshi Utsavalu invitation controversy :
Nandamuri Balakrishna held Lepakshi Utsavalu in Hindupur earlier this 12 months. He invited many celebs from the movie business for the primary version of the occasion, however ignored megastar Chiranjeevi. When quizzed about it, he replied in a crude method, which drew numerous criticism.
4. Cheppanu Brother controversy :
Pawan Kalyan followers proved to be large headache for Telugu celebs, particularly fashionable star Allu Arjun, who had encountered them in a few occasions. Allu Arjun confronted the ire of the followers as he didn’t chant “Jai Powerstar” through the Sarrainodu operate. The followers misplaced no time to development #ChoosukuntamBrother. Nonetheless, Bunny determined to silence them as soon as and for all on the audio launch of Oka Manasu. He mentioned that he beloved and revered Pawan Kalyan similar to them however they can not disrupt the features of celebs of the mega household or different celebs with their rogue
5. Floputsavam controversy :
Mahesh Babu’s Brahmotsavam bombed on the field workplace and its failure was trolled by the followers of his rival stars. An English each day revealed an article that includes humorous memes, which irked Mahesh’s followers, who staged an indication protesting in opposition to this objectionable characteristic.
6. Rashmi Gautami controversy :
Rashmi Gautam of Jabardast fame was upset with director Kalyan for utilizing the deceptive content material to advertise the film anthem. In an interview, she stated that she accepted the movie as its content material was good, however the makers had been selling deceptive content material. Therefore, she didn’t participate in its publicity.
7. Tamil director Hari controversy :
It was rumoured that director Hari would direct Junior NTR in an motion thriller for which he was paid Rs 5 crore as remuneration. When quizzed about it throughout S3 promotion, the director requested “Who’s NTR?” This incident had upset the followers of NTR. Nonetheless, in a later interview, Hari modified his tone and stated that it was publicised in a unfavorable means. He was a fan of Jr NTR and watched his film Mood twice. He additionally admitted assembly the latter and narrating a narrative to him.
8. Baahubali 2 war scene leak controversy :
A video that includes a war scene from SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali 2 was allegedly leaked on-line by a member of its technical crew. The alert makers had been profitable in taking the footage off from the web in time. The technicians was arrested by the police after the makers filed a grievance. Nonetheless, the incident had created panic and concern about secrecy among the many movie unit.
9. Reddy community angry with Tollywood :
A..Aa courted controversy for that includes a comedy character with Reddy tag. The character, which occurred to be a thief, triggered unrest from this neighborhood. Lastly, the A.Aa workforce succumbed to pressures and eliminated the caste indicator within the movie.
10. Rajadhi Raja controversy :
Director Charan blamed actor Sharwanand for the failure of his Telugu film Rajadhi Raja on the field-workplace. He alleged that the actor didn’t attend a single promotional occasion of the film and will take accountability for its failure. Nonetheless, a supply near Sharwa mentioned there was no level in releasing the Telugu model greater than a yr later. He was not paid his remuneration totally, however nonetheless dubbed for it.
11. Vangaveeti controversy :
Ram Gopal Varma’s Vangaveeti, which is a biopic of Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga who was killed in gang wars of Vijayawada throughout 1988, landed in controversy from the date of its announcement. Ram Gopal Varma met members of the Vangaveeti and Devineni households earlier than its launch, however the assembly didn’t go nicely. Nevertheless, the filmmaker refused to compromise on the film and launched it amidst protests throughout Vijayawada.
12. Pawan Kalyan’s fan’s murder controversy :
Vinod Kumar, who was an active member of Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena party, attended an organ donation drive in Kolar, Karnataka. Throughout his speech, he shouted slogans in assist of Pawan, which didn’t go down properly with Junior NTR followers, who received into an argument with him. Different friends tried to calm them down. Later within the night, Vinod and his associates had one other argument with NTR followers Sunil and his buddy Akshay Kumar at a bar and an indignant Akshay stabbed Vinod with a knife.
13. Nannuku Prematho release controversy :
Pawan Kalyan lodged a grievance with the Producers’ Council towards producer BVSN Prasad A day earlier than the discharge of Nannuku Prematho. He alleged that the producer had not payed a portion of his remuneration for Attarintiki Daredi. This was perceived as a deliberate try to remain the discharge of NTR’s film. The matter was latter settled by the producer.
14. A Aa plagiarism controversy :
Soon after the release of “A…Aa,”, it was rumoured that Trivikram Srinivas allegedly copied the story from Yaddanapudi Sulochanarani’s novel Meena, however didn’t give due credit score within the title card. However the director rapidly responded to the controversy and stated that he had given her credit score, nevertheless it did not seem on account of some technical points.
15. VN Aditya controversy :
It was rumoured that director V N Aditya, who was dealing with issues in his profession, left for USA and was staying there even after the expiry of his visa. He had abandoned his spouse and sons, who had been then struggling to make ends meet in Hyderabad. Nevertheless, Aditya was shocked to learn the rumours and took to his Fb account to lash out on the reporter, who began the hypothesis.