Tension escalated at N-Convention Center under Cyberabad after Tollywood actor Allu Arjun’s fans protested against the cancellation of the actor’s meeting with fans and photo session on Monday (December 13) night. Ahead of the release of Allu Arjun’s Pushpa, the organizers had organised an event at the convention center. However, the arrangement was made for only 200 people but a huge crowd turned up at the venue.
The chaos led to organisers cancelling the event. An irked fan damaged some property at the event venue.
Some fans also got injured. Allu Arjun took to Twitter to address the ‘unfortunate incident’ and said that this will never happen again. “I got to know about the unfortunate incident of my fans getting injured at a fan meet event today. My team is personally monitoring the situation and keeping me updated. Henceforth, I will take a lot of care to ensure that such incidents don’t happen again. Your love and admiration is my biggest asset and I am never going to take them for granted.”
Later police intervened and took the situation into control. The police have filed a case against the event organisers.
Another case was filed against Mythri Movie Makers under 143 ( Punishment for unlawful assembly), 341(Punishment for wrongful restraint), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 290 (Punishment for public nuisance) of IPC after its event witnessed a gathering of over 15,000 people against the permitted 5,000 guests during a pre-release event held on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Allu Arjun essays the role of Pushpa Raj while Rashmika Mandana will be seen as Srivalli in the action thriller. The film is based on the lives of red sandalwood smugglers in the Seshachalam Hills of the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh. The film will also release in multiple languages.
Jagapathi Babu, Prakash Raj, Dhananjay, Anasuya Bharadwaj, Harish Uthaman and Vennela Kishore play supporting roles in the film.