Bhubaneswar: Amid controversy and legal hurdle, Odia movie Bhaina Kana Kala Se hit the silver screens across the state on Friday.
The film directed by Sanjay Nayak has depicted the involvement of film personalities in casting couch and chit fund issues.
There were suspicions that the movie might have been based on the life of comedian Papu Pom Pom. But Sanjay denied it. Though, the movie may contain some part of his story.
Meanwhile, actor Tatwa Prakash Satapathy alias Papu Pom Pom and event manager Sushant Panda had filed petitions in the Civil Judge Junior Division court seeking a stay on the release of the film. The duo alleged that the film had tarnished their image.
However, the court denied to put a stay and allowed the release of the movie.
Notably, Papu Pom Pom was in jail for his alleged involvement in a casting couch case.
The movie Bhaina Kana Kala Se had also faced censor board ire following some vulgar scenes. However, the board cleared the movie under UA category.
Chandan, Jina, Uttam Mohanty and Kuna Tripathy are among the lead actors in the movie.