Prabhakar starrer Kannada movie Hori is facing trouble
after its producer Lingegowda refused to invest more money on it.
The movie, which is directed by Pandu has two heroines and
Ramanithu Chaudhary and Gowri Munjal have played the female leads.
Producer Lingegowda, a real estate businessman from Bangalore,
was introduced to Pandu by his friend Mahesh Ramswamy. Pandu is a
pupil of Tiger Prabhakar and Lingegowda is his fan. Both decided to
make the movie Hori and roped in Vinod Prabhakar for the
Pandu promised Lingegowda to complete the movie Hori
with the budget Rs. 1.60 crore. Now, the movie has been shot for 30
days in Rockline Studios and Kaushik Studios. So far the movie has
completed 50% of the shooting with the amount of Rs. 1.80 crore.
The director is asking more money to complete the movie.
When the producers asked for the accounts, Pandu suggested him
to contact the production manager Vajreshwari Mallikarjun. But he
said that he did not know anything about the accounts. Then the
producer requested Jaggesh to mediate and solve the problem. The
actor brought a compromise between them and made them complete the
Meanwhile, the director announced in a press meet that the movie
Hori was made with Rs. 3.50 crores. When the producer
asked about this after the press meet, Pandu said that it would be
good, quality movie if gives extra amount. Now, the producer has
gathered Rs. 1 crore for the shooting of rest of the movie.
However, Hori is a remake of Malayalam movie Meese
Madhavan. Earlier Director Pandu tried to rope in comedy actor
Jaggesh, but he could not get his call sheets. Four months ago, the
movie started shooting at Kanteerava Studio.