Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam receives bomb threat over new film

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 03, 2018, 12.52 PM(IST)

Mani Ratnam Photograph:( Reuters )

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The police are currently trying to trace an anonymous caller who threatened Mani that a bomb would explode at his house if certain portions from his next film titled ‘Chekka Chivandha Vaanam’ are not deleted. 

In a shocking update, ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam was threatened with a bomb scare as the Abhiramapuram police in Chennai confirmed the news. 

The police are currently trying to trace an anonymous caller who threatened Mani that a bomb would explode at his house if certain portions from his next film titled ‘Chekka Chivandha Vaanam’ are not deleted. 

The call was reportedly received at the director’s office.

After the call was received, Mani and team lodged a complaint with the police who searched his office and house with bomb squad for explosives as a precautionary measure.

Mani has a house in Alwarpet in central Chennai region.