Actor Vishnu files complaint in court

Hyderabad, Nov 22 : Telugu actor Manchu Vishnu has filed a private complaint against 16 Brahmins who had allegedly mockingly performed the last rites' of his father Mohan Babu in connection with 'Denikaina Ready' film controversy.

Tension prevailed at the court premises when Vishnu drove into Nampally Court to file the complaint as a large number of alleged Brahmin associations raised slogans against him and staged protest outside the court. Talking to reporters after filing the complaint, the actor said he had filed the a complaint against 16 persons for their condemnable act against him and his father.

It may be recalled that the film 'Denikaina Ready' which was released last month, triggered a controversy as a few Brahmin associations raised objections alleging that community was insulted through some scenes in the film. As part of protests, brahmins at various places in the state mockingly performed last rites' rituals criticising famous actor Mohan Babu.

- Agencies

Published On : Nov 22, 2012