The High Court has stayed the subsidy on Kannada films for the year 2013. Total of 79 films were selected for subsidy for that year. Producer of Madarangi, Nagappa, a former police officer filed a case in the High Court as his film was not listed for subsidy.
Though 79 films were announced for subsidy, his film which won a state award was missing from the list. Rs 10 lakh is given as subsidy to each film.