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Vivek Oberoi visits Venkatapuram, pays homage to Paritala Ravi

October 25, 2010 - Venkatapuram, Anantapur

Vivek Oberoi, Bollywood hero and the lead actor in Ram Gopal Varma's controversial movie 'Rakta Charitra' has visited the village of Venkatapuram to pay homage to the late Telugu Desam leader Paritala Ravi. He placed a wreath on Ravi's samadhi amidst the supporters of Rapthadu MLA Paritala Sunitha. Oberoi is accompanied by the film producer C Kalyan. He later met Paritala Sunitha (widow of Paritala Ravi) at her residence. According to the reports, Sunitha reportedly told Vivek Oberoi that her late husband was not a murderer as shown in the film. She also reportedly told the actor that Ravi was a down to earth person.

Speaking in Venkatapuram, Oberoi told the media that he visited the village on the invitation of Paritala Sunitha. He said that it was an emotional experience for him to visit the Paritala Ghat and interact with Sunitha. Producer C Kalyan told the media that the film depicted only facts and any controversises surrounding the film were part of history and not because of the film.

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