The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has now decided that none of their 32 unions will ever work with director Ram Gopal Varma in the future. He has been accused of not paying around Rs 1 crore to artistes, technicians, and workers related to the film industry. Also Read - Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ DIY Zoom Glam Tutorial is Quick and Easy- Watch Video
As per the president of FWICE, BN Tiwari, general secretary, Ashok Dubey, and treasurer, Gangeshwar Srivastav (Sanju), Ram Gopal Varma has received a legal notice but neither did he respond to the notice nor did he clear the dues. Also Read - Priyanka Chopra Joins Bernie Sanders Meme Fest And It Will Make You Go ROFL!
Earlier, The Aag director received a letter from FWICE on September 17, 2020, asking him to clear the pending payments of the technicians. Prior to the legal notice, he had written several letters to RGV asking him to clear the pending payments, however, RGV, refused to accept the payments. Also Read - Deepika Padukone all Set For Her Second Hollywood Venture as She Signs With Talent Agency ICM
The FWICE also found out that the director was shooting in Goa, amid the coronavirus pandemic. BN Tiwari stated, “We also sent a letter to the Chief Minister of Goa on September 10, 2020, regarding this. We wanted Ram Gopal Varma to clear the dues of poor technicians, artistes, and workers but he never did. Hence, we have decided to not work with him in the future. We have also notified Indian Motion Pictures Producers’ Association (IMPPA) and Producers Guild of India (GUILD), among other unions about this.”
Meanwhile, on the work front, he will release his horror film 12 o’Clock which stars Mithun Chakraborty, Manav Kaul, and Flora Saini. He is known for his films Satya, Rangeela, Company, Sarkar, Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag, Bhoot, and Daud, among many others.
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