He was reportedly very upset that just about 30 people had come to watch the film

 Huchha Venkat releases song from his upcoming film Porki Huccha Venkat
Features Entertainment Friday, January 01, 2016 - 14:00

Controversial Kannada actor Huccha Venkat is back into the limelight with the release of a song from his upcoming film.

On Wednesday, Venkat uploaded the video of a song titled “Kaveri” on YouTube. The song is from his film “Porki Huchha Venkat”, which is a sequel to the film Huchha Venkat. The song had got 774 views until Friday afternoon.


The last time he was in the news, was when a popular Kannada news channel reported that he had injured himself after banging his head against the bars of his cell at the end of November 2015. But jail authorities denied any such incident while speaking to The News Minute. 

Venkat had been arrested for allegedly making derogatory comments against B R Ambedkar. The arrest was followed by a complaint that Venkat had used the Kannada phrase, "nan yekkada" for describing Ambedkar. The term means that something is ‘equal to my chappal (footwear)’.

Prior to his arrest, Karnataka Dalit Sangha activists had smeared ink on Venkat’s face for his comments on Ambedkar.

This purported comparison was made by the actor when he was explaining another controversy he was part of during a live interview with Kannada news channel BTV.

Venkat was in the news over his alleged assault on fellow participant on reality show Bigg Boss Kannada Ravi Marooru. Actor Sudeep was moderating the Kannada show and had to intervene.

But this was not the first police action against him, in February 2014 he had placed ads in leading newspapers declaring his wish to marry popular Kannada actor Ramya by force, which led to his arrest.

Later in the year, he became a subject of many spoofs after he publicly vented his frustration over failing to receive appreciation for 'Huccha Venkat'.

He was reportedly very upset that just about 30 people had come to watch the film even though it was “well-made”.


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