It's a known fact that Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth is presently shooting Kollywood's forthcoming film Lingaa, which had completed its muhurtha, today, in Chamundi Hills, Mysore. But the latest buzz from Karnataka's Heritage capital Mysore city is that the officials of Amba Vilas Palace have refused to permit the crew to shoot the movie inside the palace premises.
Amba Vilas palace is the famous visiting spot in Mysore, which is situated in the heart of the city. It is reported that when the crew approached to take the permission to helm the shooting of Lingaa, the palace officials completely refused to permit them. The film is being produced by Sandalwood's ace producer Rockline Venkatesh, which has scheduled its shooting in and around of Mandya and Mysore for another ten days.
The muhurtha of Lingaa was graced by Superstar Rajinikanth, Karnataka Housing Minister and Sandalwood's ace actor Rebel Star Ambareesh, director KS Ravikumar, actress Sumalatha Ambareesh, producer Rockline Venkatesh, Soorappa Babu, Muniratna and others. The movie, which is the third combination of Rajinikanth and KS Ravikumar will see Bollywood diva Sonakshi Sinha and Mangalore lass Anushka Shetty as the female leads. It is said that the makers were need of palace as it was the perfect choice for the shooting of a song. Continue reading the story on slide show...
Amba Vilas Palace
Amba Vilas Palace is the residence of Mysore Wadeyar's family, which is the favourite tourist spot among the Mysore city visitors.
Mayura Was The Last Movie To Be Shot
Kannada's cultural icon Dr Rajkumar starrer Mayura was the last movie to be shot in Amba Vilas Palace.
They Have Not Approached In The Formal Way
TS Subramanya, chief director of Palace Administration said that they have not approached in the formal way to seek the permission.
Photography is also prohibited in side the palace. So it will be the tough task for the makers to get the palace for the shooting.
Rajini To Be In Mysore For Few Days
Rajinikanth will be staying in Mysore for next few days as the shooting of the movie is scheduled in and around Mysore and Mandya.
Shooting Locations Of Lingaa
The shooting of Lingaa is scheduled to be held in Pandavpura, Melkote, KRS Dam, Karigatta, and few other exotic locations in and around Mysore.