Tanima Ray

Actress Pooja Hegde is currently gearing up for the release of her upcoming film, Maharshi starring Mahesh Babu in the male lead. The film is all set to release on May 9, and the actress is busy in its promotions. However, Pooja is in news for some other reason but there's nothing to establish the authenticity of the news.

According to a report of Tollywood.net, Pooja and her film cast and crew recently had an unpleasant encounter with police. It is the rumoured encounter that is currently making headlines.

The makers of Maharshi organized the pre-release event of the movie on May 1, in Hyderabad after which the team reportedly went to party in a hotel where Pooja and others from the team were badly drunk.

Later, all of them went for a car drive during which Pooja's manager was behind the wheel of her car. As per the report of Tollywood.net, they were on drive when police caught her manager and seized his documents and the car as he too was also found drunk.

To avoid any further media buzz, rest of Pooja's team reportedly picked the actress in another car. Though there is no evidence of any such incident and to prove the rumour, the manager or the actress is yet to open up on the incident.

As per reports, Vijay Deverakonda and Venkatesh Daggubati also attended the pre release event as chief guests.

'Maharshi', directed by Vamsi Padipally and starring Pooja Hegde, Mahesh Babu and Allari Naresh, is one of the much awaited movies of Tollywood. The film is produced by Dil Raju,C. Ashwini Dutt, Prasad V. Potluri under Sri Venkateswara Creations, Vyjayanthi Movies and PVP Cinema banners.