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Puri Jagannath pockets 17cr for Rogue?

Puri Jagannath pockets 17cr for Rogue?
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It sounds unbelievable but true. Ace director Puri Jagannath has reportedly pocketed a remuneration of Rs 17 crore for his last release `Rogue’ but the film didn’t recover his payment, rather turned out to be one of the biggest flops in his career.

It sounds unbelievable but true. Ace director Puri Jagannath has reportedly pocketed a remuneration of Rs 17 crore for his last release `Rogue’ but the film didn’t recover his payment, rather turned out to be one of the biggest flops in his career.

Briefly, Kannnada film producer C R Manohar wanted to introduce his kin and debutant Ishaan in T-town and approached Puri Jagannath and the latter promised a dream launch but all plans went awry as the lacklustre movie sank without a trace. “Producer C R Manohar wanted to launch his kin in Telugu but it ended in a disaster.

Apart from losing Rs 22 crore, even Ishaan went unnoticed,’ says a source. However, a source close to the director says that `remuneration was just part of the package since they hired actors from Puri Connects and other logistic support so it’s not just pay cheque alone,’ he concludes.

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