Actor-director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan’s third directorial Ammini, starring Lakshmy Ramakrishnan and Subbulakshmi, is facing release issues after producer Ven Govinda of Tag Entertainment expressed his dissatisfaction with the film’s output. In an interview with Dinamalar, Ven Govinda said that the distribution rights of the film hadn’t been bought even after the screening.
In response to his statements, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan posted a series of tweets to indicate that the director had spoken highly of the film during its curtain raiser in Dubai, and during private screenings.
Lakshmy Ramakrishnan also attached a voice note with Ven Govinda speaking about Ammini. The actress plans to take legal action against the producer. Sources close to the actress have confirmed that a part of Lakshmy Ramakrishnan’s remuneration hasn’t been given to her yet. She tweeted,
.@vengovinda sends me pic of cheque, his advocate calls to say to get the cheque i need to sign undertaking that I will not ask for balance
— Lakshmy Ramakrishnan (@LakshmyRamki) January 29, 2016
It has been months since the shooting of Ammini was wrapped up. Two days ago, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan had tweeted that Ammini was a non-commercial, original movie and the producer was having trouble releasing his films.