Ganta Venkata Lakshmi, who hummed Jigelu Rani, the special item number for recently released village based drama Rangasthalam, received lot of applause for her singing prowess but she did not get her remuneration. It is known news that Rangasthalm has turned out blockbuster at the box office and it has created non-Baahubali records in several areas. Ram Charan and Samantha Akkineni played the lead roles whereas DJ, Mukanda and Mohanjo Daro fame Pooja Hegde shook her leg for item song Jigelu Rani. This is not the first time, Rangasthalam is falling in controversies. After the release of Rangathalam, the music lovers were upset because Aa Pakkanuntaava Naganna song, which was crooned by Shiva Nagulu, was there is the audio but his version was replaced with Devi Sri Prasad’s version in the film.
Now Ganta Venkata Lakshmi is claiming that she did not get single rupee for the song Jigelu Rani. Though the singer is very happy as she got the opportunity to sing the song in Rangasthalam. Recently during the media interaction Ganta Venkata Lakshmi said, “ I received lot of applause for this song but I was cheated because of the mediators. I didn’t get my remuneration for the song. I also tried to attend the audio launch event of Rangasthalam, but I was not allowed.”
Ganta Venkata Lakshmi added, “I also want to contact music composer Devi Sri Prasad but they didn’t give me his mobile number also.”
Rangasthalam is directed by Sukumar and produced by Y. Naveen, Y. Ravi Sankar and C. V. Mohan under the banner Mythri Movie Makers. Apart from the lead pair, the film has other stars like Anasuya Bharadwaj, Jagapathi Babu, Prakash Raj and others.