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Ranjith: Prakash Raj is unprofessional

Last updated on: March 28, 2012 11:27 IST

Ranjith: Prakash Raj is unprofessional


Vijay G in Kochi

Mohanlal and Prakash Raj were to be the lead actors in this year's National Award-winning writer-director Ranjith's Spirit, the shooting of which started a few days back.

But Prakash Raj has now been replaced by Urumi scenarist Sankar Ramakrishnan, who makes his debut as an actor.

Ranjith doesn't mince his words when explaining the reason for the switch: "Prakash Raj did not deal with me in a professional way. He had expressed his desire to be cast in the film but later, he didn't reply to calls or texts.

"He had problems about his remuneration as well, it seems. When the production controller intimated him about the amount, he could have settled it in a professional manner. Instead, he said that he will call later, but never did."

Ranjith continues, "In a way, it is good that it happened before the shooting started. It is tough for me to work with a person who never responds properly and behaves in an unprofessional style."

Image: Ranjith


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