Film production: Man cheated of Rs. 27.64 lakh

Film production: Man cheated of Rs. 27.64 lakh

November 8, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A 33-year-old man has been cheated of Rs. 27.64 lakh after he was lured into film production by promising high returns.

The man, who has been cheated, is K.S. Siddarth, former Business Development Officer of Sundaram Finance and a resident of Vivekananda Circle in city.

While working in the finance company, Siddarth’s colleague Sridhar S. Navunda, who was working as a Cluster Manager, told him (Siddarth) that his brother Bharat S. Navunda and sister Nagarathna S. Navunda had invested in film production and were getting high returns.

Sridhar, from July 27, 2021 till Feb. 1, 2022, took Rs. 55 lakh for the investment from Siddarth and had returned only Rs. 27,35,800, but failed to return the balance of Rs. 27,64,200. When Siddarth demanded the remaining money, Sridhar allegedly threatened him with life, according to the complaint.

Kuvempunagar Police, who have registered a case in this regard, are investigating.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 45 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]