Rakshit Shetty's new movie Ricky (Rikki) is in news for demolition of a a house worth 10 Lakhs. The demolition was carried out to shoot one of the sequence in the movie. A permanent house was built for shooting the movie in Bailoor Colony in Karkala. Actress Haripriya was in focus during the shooting of this scene.
Movie is being produced by S.V. Babu and directed by actor
turned director Rishab Shetty. Producer S.V. Babu is
known not being shy in spending lavishly for his movies. The act of
demolition for just one sequence shows that the producer wants to
make the movie look as realistic as possible.
A large number of artists, movie crew and onlookers had
assembled on the sets. Three JCBs were involved in the demolition
scene. The scene depicts the demolition of Rakshit Shetty's house
for the sake of a SEZ (Special Economic Zone). The whole exercise
started at 5 PM on Sunday, October 12th and was finished in a few
The scene was inspired from the infamous incident, where a man's
house was demolished to make way for the construction of a SEZ in
Mangalore. Actress Haripriya enacted the scene where in she is
begging the authorities to stop the demolition.
The director Rishab Shetty says that justice has evaded the family which lost the house during demolition drive for the SEZ and that it will be one of the focal points in the movie.