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Case filed against SS Rajamouli and Baahubali makers

Sree Prasad Nair | Updated on: 1 May 2017, 14:50 IST
Case filed against SS Rajamouli and Baahubali makers

SS Rajamouli's Baahubali The Conclusion, which had released on Friday has landed into a controversy. Jointly produced by Shobu Yarlagadda, Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao, and Prasad Devineni, the war-drama is a sequel to the 2015 blockbuster Baahubali: The Beginning. The film stars Telugu actor Prabhas and Anushka Shetty in lead roles.

While the entire film audience is going gaga over the film, a few section of people are upset with the film. Reportedly, a group of people belonging to the Arekatika community are upset with the movie and have filed cases on the film’s director Rajamouli and the producers. According to them, Rajamouli and Baahubali producers have portrayed their community in a poor light and hurt their sentiments by mentioning the words “Katika Cheekati” in the film.

The President of Arekatika Porata Samithi requested the Banjara Hills police to take action against the filmmakers. They also warned of intense agitations in front of the cinemas screening Baahubali 2 and even rounding up Rajamouli’s residence if the makers do not delete the objectionable words from the film.

Baahubali 2 stars Prabhas in dual roles as father -son duo, Amarendra Baahubali and Baahubali. The film also stars Rana Daggubati as the main antagonist, Sathyaraj, and Ramya Krishnan.

First published: 1 May 2017, 14:50 IST