Manchu Manoj threatens legal action over trailer leak

Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Actor Manchu Manoj is upset over the illegal release of the trailer of his upcoming Telugu action-comedy "Potugadu". He says he wants to press charges against the audio label for being careless.

"I'm beyond hurt. Few shameless people released a pirated version of my theatrical trailer even before it got ready. Now, I want go to court. My producer gave (the trailer) to Aditya audio company to see and they released it. (I) won't leave anyone," posted Manoj on his Twitter page.

Manoj feels such actions cast a shadow over their hard work.

"Just know (that) hundreds of families depend on one film. We don't crib about success or failure, but we do get hurt when people disrespect our hard work," he wrote.

"Potugadu" is the remake of Kannada film "Govindaya Namaha". Pavan Wadeyar, who helmed the original, has directed the Telugu version as well.

Sireesha Lagadapati has produced the film, which is currently in post-production stage. It also features Sakshi Chowdhary, Simran Kaur Mundi and Nathalia Kaur in important roles.


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