Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is paying the toll for making a film based on a real life story. He has been getting death threats from the day he started working on Rakta Charitra. Now, Ubala Reddy, a rival of late Naxalite leader Paritala Ravi has threatened Varma.
The family of Ubala Reddy has filed a lawsuit against the filmmaker and even threatened him for portraying the character of Ubala in a negative light. In the movie, the character of Ubala Reddy is played by the actor Abhimanyu Singh.
A source was quoted stating that the family of Ubala and some of his followers have given death threats to Ram Gopal Varma for portraying Ubala"s character in a negative manner.
The filmmaker confirmed the news of threats by the Ubala family. He also admitted that he is getting threatening messages and calls. RGV added that even though the family members of Ubala are against him, there are evidences of many of his criminal cases against him before he was assassinated in 1999.