By: Kollywood Komban
Monday, March 05, 2007
According to Prasad's statement to the Chennai police, Babu was the busiest PRO for many female artists then. One of the studio men remarked that if a person wants to get chances in films he should meet PROs like Babu. So Prasad met Babu only to realize that he did such 'services' only for female artists. Babu had contacts with many of the leading female artists in his hands, like Subbaiya. Babu mainly supplied female artists to this profession. So Prasad joined hands with Babu as an assistant who introduced many personalities to him, whom he had seen only on the silver screen.
The Chennai Police Commissioner office sources told that they have yet to start their interrogations about Babu and his links with Prasad. But they got the photographs of Babu along with Prasad and have not released the same to the press. According to them they would started the interrogations with in few days after the Kushum episode!
And now the important question is, who is that Babu?
Thorough enquiries were made about many film personalities. But nobody was ready to open his or her mouth about this person. In the print media Nakkeeran mentioned the name of Babu as a leading PRO, the Guru of Prasad in this 'profession'. The other two magazines Reporter and Junior Vikatan mentioned his name with some code words. According to the sources there is no person in the name of Babu as PRO in Tamil film industry.
Since the police knew well about Prasad's 'profession' and links with top men, they had more or less given him a free hand for the past 16 years. Sources says that Prasad has close dealings even with the top cops.
Four cases are filed against Prasad as per the anti-prostitution act and a case for attempt to murder of a policeman. But his counsel alo suggests a possibility of bail for him as well.
According to the police he had connections with an Ex-M.P., and a former Union Minister. He supplied top actresses to these politicians regularly. The ex-M.P. has been running many educational institutions as well in the name of a former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He financed many films and the heroines of Chinnathambi, Muthu, Choclate, Fivestar, Chembaruthi, Seenathana, Three Roses and the latest item girl of Pokkiri are the few, who have had illicit affair with him. These actresses have been caught in many ways by the Chennai Police before.
An ex-Union Minister also a regular customer of Prasad, who confessed that he had supplied a dozen actresses to his farmhouse near Padappai and got hefty amount as his fees. Apart from the fees, he also gained more through his power. Sources said that Prasad has a cottage in a tiny island in Andaman. If any top personal wants a leading actress, he would send her to this particular location.
In the meantime, a special team of Andhra police under CID Inspector Kotta Reddy arrived in Chennai on Sunday to enquire about Prasad's connections with the VIPs of the state. He suspects that Prasad has close links with the top guys in Naxal groups. The Commissioner Office PRO told that they would move papers in the Court to take Prasad into their custody for further enquiries.