Ram Gopal Verma while speaking to ANI in Andhra Pradesh on Friday. Photo/ANI
Ram Gopal Verma while speaking to ANI in Andhra Pradesh on Friday. Photo/ANI

RGV alleges 'political agenda' behind stay on 'Lakshmi's NTR', to move SC

ANI | Updated: Mar 29, 2019 16:05 IST

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Mar 29 (ANI): After the Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered a stay on the release of the film "Lakshmi's NTR", its director Ram Gopal Verma said that there is a 'political agenda' behind it, adding that he will approach the Supreme Court soon.
"There is no doubt on that as why would someone actually take the trouble of trying to go to the court and stop a film unless there is an agenda behind it. It's common sense," Verma told ANI.
"I don't want to name anyone as it's sub-judice right now. We are under the order of the high court and unless we sorted it out and we are not allowed to speak on the details under the Constitution. I'm right now in talks with the lawyers and very soon we will move the Supreme Court. I'm very sure we will get justice," he added.
On being asked if Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has been shown in bad light in the film, Verma said, "The film talks about real incidents. That's some well-known fact in the film, in fact admitted by them. The movie is only showing the process, it is not giving out information which people are not aware of." 
Andhra Pradesh High Court has asked for the film's release to be stayed till April 3.
'Lakshmi's NTR' showcases the events in the later life of late NT Rama Rao, a legendary actor and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder. The biopic centres around NTR's second marriage to Lakshmi Parvathi, his party's landslide victory in the 1994 elections, the revolt and internal party coupled by NTR's son-in-law Chandrababu Naidu in August 1995 and NTR’s death a few months later. (ANI)

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