Ramesh, the producer of Vikram's Rajapattai to be directed by Suseendhiran has been arrested at his Velacherry home, in Chennai. The CID have been on his trail for the past five months and have finally apprehended him. A complaint was registered against him, by film financier, Jayendra Reddy who accused Ramesh of threatening him with violence if he failed to pay back the 7.5 crores that he was owed.
The financier also named Bhanu Kiran in the complaint. Bhanu Kiran is wanted as he is the prime accused in the recent killing of Maddhelacheruvu Suri. According to the police, it was Bhanu who gunned down Suri. The life of this gangster was made as Rathasarithiram by Ram Gopal Varam with Suriya playing his character in the movie. The police have tracked down Ramesh in the hope that he will lead them to Bhanu.
There have been other charges against Ramesh, ranging from extortion to fraud. He has been accused of cheating by Shalimar videos over the rights for the Telugu film, Komaram Puli, directed by SJ Suriyah and starring Pawan Kalyan.