Endhiran Telugu Rights Fraud

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Endhiran Telugu Rights FraudWhile the Endhiran producers were planning to Telugu version(Yanthram) for no less than Rs 30 crores two days back there was a news spreading stating the the rights were sold for 27 crores.

When Sun Pictures,was contacted for the confirmation of the news they were taken by surprise and confirming the news spreading across  went on to file a complaint at the Pattinapakkam police station in Chennai

The inital police Investigations revealed a duo  had cheated the distributors and on further investigestion two persons were arrested for selling the distribution rights of Endhiran’s Telugu version titled Robot. Udayakumar (46) Director Shankar’s production manager and Surendran(44) an employee of Tirupathi Tirumala Films for creating fake documents  and having  sold the distribution rights to Tirumala Tirupati Venkateswara Films owned by Srinivasa Rao for Rs. 27 crores and received Rs. 2 crores as advance by fabricating the documents. The duo also had contacted theatres in Andhra Pradesh and collected Rs 2 crore from them as advance amount.The two of them have been arrested in Chennai on Tuesday.

We have not sold any rights of ‘Endhiran, be it Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, overseas or satellite rights, to anyone. How could a production manager be authorised to strike a deal? We have filed a complaint against Udhayakumar and his friend, Sun Pictures COO Hansraj Saxena has said.

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