Actor Vishnu Vishal’s father and former Director General of Police (DGP) Ramesh Kudawla and movie producer Anbuvel Rajan have been booked by town police for allegedly cheating actor Soori to the tune of ₹2 crore over a land deal.
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An FIR was opened by Adyar Police on Thursday in opposition to Mr. Kudawla and Mr. Rajan following instructions from a metropolitan Justice of the Peace court docket in Saidapet on a petition filed by Mr. Soori.
Mr. Soori and Mr. Vishal have been buddies for lengthy since each acted in “Vennila Kabadi Kuzhu”, Kullanari Kootam, Velaynu Vandha Vellakaran and 4 extra movies. Mr. Soori and Mr. Kudawla have been additionally nicely acquainted with one another. Mr. Kudawla was Director-General of Police of Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services and retired from service in June final 12 months.
According to a petition filed by E.Vigneshwaran, Mr. Soori’s private supervisor, in 2015, Ramesh approached Mr. Soori to behave in “Veera Dheera Suran” as his son could be taking part in the lead position within the film produced by AVR productions, owned by Anbuvel Rajan. Mr. Soori had agreed to behave on a remuneration of ₹40 lakh for 15 days’ capturing. Later, they modified the manufacturing title to Vishnu Vishal Movies and the title of the movie modified to “Kadha Nayagan”. Though reshoot was executed for 32 days, Mr. Soori claimed he didn’t obtain the fee.
In the course of movie capturing, Mr. Soori evinced an curiosity in shopping for land and Mr. Ramesh voluntarily got here ahead to assist him and requested his enterprise affiliate to facilitate the method. He was proven a property of 1.eight acres in Siruseri and Mr. Rajan claimed that he was holding an settlement over the property. Mr. Ramesh himself paid ₹40 lakh as advance for the property, which was the fee of Mr. Soori for appearing within the movie. Mr. Soori additionally paid ₹3.15 crore altogether
Only after registration of the property, in 2018, Mr. Soori got here to know that the property was not permitted as residential property. He claimed he learnt that Mr. Rajan and Mr. Ramesh collectively had cheated him by misusing their energy as settlement holders, the petitioner stated.
Mr. Soori’s advocate L.Infant Dinesh stated initially that they had despatched a postal grievance to Adyar Police and different police authorities. “Since there was no response, we approached a metropolitan magistrate court seeking a direction to police register a case. On the orders of court, police registered a case against them on Thursday.”
Mr. Vishal issued an announcement denying all allegations in opposition to him and his father. He stated, “It is so shocking and painful to read such false allegations against me and my father. Obviously, vested interests are working. In fact, Soori has to refund to Vishnu Vishal Studioz an advance paid to him in 2017 for a film “Kavarimaan Parambarai,” which finally was dropped. We have full religion in regulation and judiciary system… (we) will strictly go by what the regulation permits.”
Sources stated the case has been forwarded by Adyar Police to the Central Crime Branch for additional investigation.