Ram Gopal Varma has been getting threat calls for content of his next film Satya 2, reports suggest.
According to Mid-Day, members of the underworld want the filmmaker to edit out certain 'offensive' lines from his upcoming gangster film. RGV's Satya sequel promo contains lines like
Bollywood director Ram Gopal Verma, known for making unusual films, has hits such as Satya, Rangeela, Company and Sarkar.
"Dawood Ibrahim has retired" and "Chhota Rajan has become inactive" which could be the reason for the threats, Mid-Day reports.
The tabloid quotes a source as saying, "Incidentally, the filmmaker has apparently decided to stay away from its promotional blitzkrieg. According to sources one of his reasons to go off the media’s radar could be because of recent threat calls to him and his colleagues at work from unidentified sources, over the past 10 days. The callers want Ramu to remove these ‘offensive’ sentences from his film.”
Sandeep Gangatkar, co-producer and CEO of RGV’s production banner told the tabloid, “Yes, this has been happening but we don’t want to talk about it in the public domain right now. RGV has a lot of friends in the police force and I am sure he is doing the needful.”