Situation on the day of release of H2o starring Upendra and Prabhudeva – the two top stars of Kannada and Tamil filmdom – outside the busy Kapali Theater was boiling with scorching summer sun.
But, the situation inside the theater – Kapali was entertaining, enjoyable because of a peaceful and Harmonious end created by badshah of Kannada cinema Upendra in the film. This film H2o a class and mass film does not hurt the sentiments of the Kannadigas and Tamilians.
The Chitraloka viewer is conformed to the core that there is no need to create hassles on this film H2o by anyone.
However a day was hectic and harrowing for the Karnartaka police on Subedaram Chatram Road where Kapali Theater is situated. From morning 9 till 1 PM it was looking like a bundh day expically in that road. The police were outnumbering the Kannada Chaluvaligaras headed by Vattal Nagaraj and Janagere Venkatramaiah. The trouble mongers were rounded off by police. The timely intervention of Asst. Commissioner of Police Bava the leaders were taken to Upperpet police station to give an amicable solution. The H2o producer Dhanaraj was also called for the discussion.
The matinee show at Kapali Theater was for public had to be called off. The Kannada Chaluvali leaders are bent upon removing Tamil dialogues in the film as their primary demands. Then only they have decided to watch the film and pass their verdict. This is a difficult task for the producer Dhanaraj.
The fuss created is also because of the cauvery issue interspersed in the film.
The stone throwing and burning of about 15 Stars made on the occasion by Upendra fans that were put all around the theater further created chaof. In full tensed situation morning show was witnessed by the public.
However there were no problems in other theaters where H2o was released all over Karnartaka.