Thursday, April 03, 2008
| 7:57:49 AM IST (+05:30 GMT)
0 Comments | Copyright: IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Upon learning that some Bollywood producers are planning films 'inspired' by her life in politics and out of it, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has advised them to err on the side of caution.
She got in touch with Tarun Rathi, the Mumbai 'in-charge' of her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), wanting to know whether rumours in her state about movie projects on her life were indeed true.
Rathi, taking his brief seriously, immediately dashed off letters to all the associations of producers and directors in Mumbai, seeking to know if anyone was starting movies on 'Behenji Kumari Mayawatiji.'
'Our respected Behenji Kumari Mayawatiji does not want any filmmaker to face any difficulty at the time of release of their films,' Rathi explained in his letter.
If somebody had already started such a venture, Rathi wrote, he should get in touch with him. Why? Because any such producer or director must take prior permission from Mayawati, he said.
If the filmmakers went ahead with their projects without the 'knowledge of behenji or the BSP', they would only be courting unnecessary trouble, which, he said, Mayawati would not like them to go through.
There are indeed some film titles, such as 'Behenji,' 'Mayawati,' 'Kumari Mayawati' and 'Kumari Behenji Mayawatiji', registered with an association of producers. And a few of these movies have already gone into production to 3.
Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan is already facing her wrath. Mayawati first slapped a forgery case against him in a land deal in Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh, but the apex court ruled in his favour.
Now, look at the discomfiture that Amitabh is once again facing for not counting the worth of some overgrown palm trees in Barabanki.
The Barabanki district authorities Monday issued a notice to the superstar accusing him of undervaluing the stamp duty on a plot of land he bought in the area to open a girls' college to be named after his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai.
Amitabh is known to be close to Samajwadi Party leaders Amar Singh and Mulayam Singh Yadav, archrivals of Mayawati.
(Jivraj Burman can be contacted at email@example.com)
Read on to find out the names of 10 couples, who will be participating ...
Cricketer Shoaib Malik & Sania Mirza seems to have been approached for ...
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has dedicated his autobiography "Guns & ...
Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh, who is the creative producer of thriller "TE3N" ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK
Quick Links :Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index