Kunchako Boban, who played the lead role in the movie Romans, has filed a petition on Wednesday before the Ernakulam Chief Judicial Magistrate Court against its producers Ajay Gosh and Bijoy Chandran, alleging that he was not fully paid for his work in the film.
Kunchako Boban stated in the petition that a majority of the sum had been paid, but a cheque of Rs 4.5 lakhs had bounced. The actor alleged that the producers refused to pay the amount despite his legal notice. Hence, he decided to go ahead with this legal action.
Romans faced lots of controversies during its release regarding the content of the movie. Some religious communities protested against screening of the movie, alleging that the film made fun of religion and priests.
Kunchako Boban also raised eyebrows during the promotions when he stated that he won't work with the production house in future. He also repeated the statement in a chat show aired by a TV channel. All the speculations about his statements came to an end with this legal action against the producers.
Romans, directed by Boban Samuel, featured Biju Menon in one of the two lead roles. The movie had Niveda Thomas playing the female lead and Lalu Alex, Vijayaraghavan, T G Ravi, Shyju and Kochu Preman in the supporting roles. It was a huge commercial success.