A local court disposed off an
arbitration case filed by Kannada film actress Pooja Gandhi
against producer-director of the film Nee Illade for non-
payment of her dues for the film which is slated for release on 25th March in the wake of a compromise between them.
City Civil Court judge Majjige Nijaganavar disposed off the
case following a compromise petition filed by Pooja.
According to the terms of the compromise petition,
distribution rights of the said film in Dakshina Kannada and
Hyderabad-Karnataka region, upto a collection of Rs 4 lakh,
should be given to Pooja.
"Over and above, if the any excess amount is there, it has
been voluntarily agreed by the petitioner that it should go
into the account of the producer, Shiva Ganapathy", Pooja's
counsel Murali Krishna told PTI.
Later talking to reporters outside the court, Pooja said,
"Being an artiste, I would not like to stop the release of any
film whether I act in it or not. I have agreed for the
compromise to see that Shiva Ganapathy's career is not
Pooja had earlier charged Shiva Ganapathy of paying "only
Rs 4 lakh as advance" out of the total amount of Rs 12 lakh
that was due to her.