Telugu film industry has produced more number of hit movies in 2012, when compared to previous. It has also its own share of movies that created huge controversy and faced the anger of different communities. Some films triggered a row for title issues, but major number of them landed in the controversy for abusive, sexual content and they made big news for all wrong reasons for long time.
A few Telugu movies, which landed in the controversy after their
release, had some characters, story, scenes or dialogues aimed at a
particular person, political party, social community. The Regional
Censor Board was blamed for giving certificates for these movies
without suggesting any cuts. Especially, a section of people
alleged that A Dhanalakshmi had taken money for issuing the
Some movies like Cameraman Ganga Tho
Rambabu (CGTR), Dhenikaina Ready, Sorry Teacher,
Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (KVJ), A woman in Brahmins and
Damarukam created headlines for wrong
reasons. Here we bring you top ten controversial movies of 2012.
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After the release of Pawan Kalyan's Cameraman Ganga Tho
Rambabu, the TDP, YSRC and Telangana activists protested and
stalled its screening claiming that its story, a few dialogues and
characters targeted them. They even destroyed Puri's office. The
makers immediately made necessary changes to pacify them. The movie
also made a big news for the fight between director Puri Jagannath
and producer DVV Danayya over remuneration.
After its release Dhenikaina Ready landed in a row,
which can be described as the biggest controversial film of the
year. A few Brahmin organisations alleged that some scenes in the
film made a derogatory representation of the community. They
claimed that those scenes have hurt the sentiments of the
community. They held protests in front of APFCC, HRC and Mohan
Akkineni Nagarjuna's Damarukam landed in a title controversy
after filmmaker Naveen Kalyan claimed that he had registered the
title Damarukam at the APFCC in 2008 and had also done 50% of
shooting for the film. But the production house RR Movie Makers has
allegedly used the title.
Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum landed in a controversy for
having a mining mafia as its backdrop. The movie showcases the
atrocities committed by the Mafia Dons in Bellary. Some people were
unhappy as they said that it showed similarities to life of BJP
Leader Gali Janardhan Reddy from Karnataka.
The movie Bus Stop sparked controversy for its double meaning
dialogues and a few misleading scenes. Different Students
Organizations staged a protest at Sandhya Theater in Hyderabad and
burnt the flexes of film, demanded the ban of film. They shouted
slogans against the censor board for awarding A certificate before
deleting the obscene scenes in a film.
Daruvu landed in a title controversy after 'Daruvu'
Cultural association President Daruvu Ellanna claimed that the word
Daruvu is the name of a cultural association in Telangana striving
for the cultural protection in Telangana and it is an insult to
Telangana culture to put the name to a vulgar film. They served an
ultimatum to change the title of the movie. A few agitators stormed
into its audio function at Prasad Labs and raised slogan.
Srikanth's Devaraya landed in a big controversy after
an organisation named Kapu Nadu alleged that it showed the
much-revered King Sri Krishnadevaraya in a very bad light.
President Narayana Swamy Royal claimed that the movie portrayed him
as an item dancer. He urged the makers to remove all those sleazy
songs and other scenes from the film that make a mockery of the
Racha landed in a controversy before its release for
shooting a romantic song in front of an idol of Gautam Buddha. A
remix rain song Vaana Vaana Velluvaaye shooting evoked sharp
criticism from women organisations.
A Woman in Brahminism triggered a row for obscenity. A
Brahmin community claimed that a few scenes in film were intended
to hurt the sentiments of one particular caste. It urged to stop
its public screening or remove the controversial scenes.
Director Sri Satya's Sorry Teacher starring Aryaman and
Kavya Singh in leads, sparked a row for its sleazy content. An
Andhra Pradesh Teachers' Community filed a complaint with the State
Human Rights Commission and the Censor Board requesting to stop the
shooting of the film. The community claimed that the movie insulted
the teachers community.