Biopic bulletins on the identical character appear to be snowballing into bitter controversies. Not less than that’s the case with a biopic on Tiger Nageswara Rao — a infamous thief of Stuartpuram within the Seventies. Right here’s why.
In December 2017, director Vamsee introduced that he’s making a movie on the daredevil robber of Stuartpuram. The movie was to star Bellamkonda Sai Sreeninvas, producer Bellamkonda Suresh’s son, and be produced by Abhishek Agarwal. Nonetheless, the venture obtained on the again burner.
The story’s again
In August 2021, producer Bellamkonda Suresh introduced a movie titled Stuartpuram Donga, starring his son. To be directed by beginner KS, the movie was spoken about as a biopic on the lifetime of Tiger Nageshwar Rao. Then final week, producer Abhishek Agarwal introduced a movie Tiger Nageswara Rao, to be directed by Vamsee and starring Ravi Teja.
The most recent replace has clearly perplexed everybody within the business, with many questioning who precisely is making the biopic. When contacted, director Vamsee advised us that he’s been engaged on the script during the last 4 years. He says he narrated the script to Sai Sreeninvas 4 years again and was sport. Nonetheless, he states, after ready for a very long time, he subsequently got here out of that venture, additionally apprising Bellmakonda Suresh about it.
“I’d even met the members of the family of Tiger Nageswara Rao and procured all of the permissions and authorized rights and NOCs from his members of the family round directing the biopic.”
Regardless of the curve ball that has come his manner, Vamsee says he’s at present focusing solely on his movie, starring Ravi Teja, at the same time as his producer is wanting into any bottlenecks concerning the movie. “I plan to execute it to one of the best of my skill. I’m not involved about the rest for now. But when I discover any similarities between my story and others (referring to Bellamkonda Suresh), I’ll struggle for it,” Vamsee provides.
Producer Bellamkonda Suresh appears unconcerned when he states that he doesn’t want any rights to make a biopic on a character recognized to the general public.
“Why do I would like rights? Anybody could make a movie on Gandhiji, proper? So the place’s the query of legalities and rights? Everybody is aware of in regards to the lifetime of Tiger Nageswara Rao and his profile is within the public area and anybody could make a movie,” provides Bellamkonda Suresh.
Nonetheless, producer Abhishek Agarwal thinks otherwise and is for certain that they’ve all of the authorized rights to make a biopic on the slain thief. “Tiger Nageswara Rao’s profile could also be public, however there are some character traits, which solely his household is aware of. His household has shared all such finer factors and in-depth particulars about him solely with us,” says Abhishek.
Clearly, it’s attention-grabbing occasions forward with the matter seemingly solely getting extra difficult with every passing day.