Puneet Rajkumar's upcoming movie Power*** seems to be in trouble. The movie had trouble getting censor clearance when the regional and the Mumbai censor board were incapacitated. However, with the appointment of temporary members in the regional board, the movie was given the censor clearance with a U/A certificate.
However, the movie has found itself in a bigger mess. The movie
had been dragged to the City Civil Court on Thursday. The case was
filed by Actor/Producer Surya. He says that the title 'Power' has
been registered by him with the KFCC. The court has stayed the
release of the movie.
The producer had protested when Puneet Rajkumar's movie was
titled as 'Power'. Subsequently the movie title was changed to
Power*** after the addition of three stars to the name. However
,this did not satisfy the producer. He requested the KFCC to direct
the producer to change the name completely. However, he claims that
KFCC did not respond to his requests.
This is isn't the first time such title row has emerged. We have
previously reported that there is growing feeling among the people
in the Kannada film industry that KFCC has given more favor to the
established film makers and the new film makers facing the brunt of
With the case now filed in civil court, the movie's release may be delayed again. While the movie was supposed to be released on August 28th, one has to wait and see for the court's ruling.