New Delhi: 

Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier and her debut Bollywood movie Sridevi Bungalow featured in headlines on Monday, after a number of media experiences claimed that filmmaker Boney Kapoor, husband of late actress Sridevi, despatched a authorized discover to the staff, reportedly over the movie’s title. In her defence, Priya Prakash Varrier, who turned an Web sensation final yr with a wink, informed The Times Of India that “Sridevi is simply the title of her character” whereas the movie’s director Prashant stated it’s only a “coincidence that it’s primarily based of an actress named Sridevi’s life.” Within the movie’s defence, Priya stated, “Sridevi is simply the title of my character within the film. Who would need to create such controversies? I believe the curiosity surrounding the trailer is nice and we have now to depart it to the viewers to guage if the movie relies on the veteran actress Sridevi ma’am.”

Going by the trailer of Sridevi Bungalow, the plot of the movie revolves round a film star named Sridevi, who leads a lonely life. It concludes with the demise of the actress in a tub. Actress Sridevi additionally died after drowning in a lodge bathtub in Dubai in February 2017.

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The TOI report states that within the authorized discover despatched by Boney Kapoor to the makers of Sridevi Bungalow, the filmmaker has requested them to take away Sridevi’s title from the title and in addition the opposite similarities to her life within the movie. Of the controversy, director Prashanth TOI, “Within the discover, Boney Kapoor has raised just a few objections towards our movie together with the utilization of the title and doing a biopic of the actress. He needed us to change the title of our film inside 24 hours. We despatched him a reply explaining that Sridevi was a typical title and there was no logic in objecting to it. It’s simply coincidence that my film tells the story of an actress named Sridevi.”

Twitter customers have referred to as out Sridevi Bungalow makers for the plot. “That is disgusting” and “how are you going to present this” are a number of the tweets towards the movie’s trailer.

“Like Priya stated, we want to go away it to the viewers to determine. The movie is a crime-thriller and you will need to keep the suspense of the story. I can not stroll round and reveal the plot to all. I’m a hardcore fan of actress Sridevi and I respect and admire her rather a lot. However simply because she died in a shower tub does not imply no person else will not. Permit us to launch the film and let the folks determine,” the director informed TOI.

“I’m able to face it as I’m very effectively conscious {that a} biopic can’t be made with out permission. It’s a story that got here to my thoughts about an actress named Sridevi and sure conditions that she faces in London,” he added.

Sridevi Bungalow is presently within the work-in-progress stage and is anticipated to launch in April.

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