Ram Pothineni fined 200 Rs for smoking in public by Hyderabad police
Young and talented actor Ram Pothineni was issued a fine of Rs 200 by the Hyderabad police on Monday for smoking a cigarette in a 'no-smoking' area.
The news spread like wildfire and Ram chose to clarify. The actor has said that he was not smoking for himself but was shooting for his upcoming film ‘iSmart Shankar,’ which required him to smoke.
The incident took place near the city's historic Charminar, where the actor was shooting for his upcoming film iSmart Shankar. While the actor had lit a cigarette as part of his role for the movie.
The Charminar police who recently launched a drive against public smoking under their jurisdiction slapped a fine.
iSmart Shankar directed by Puri Jagannadh is being ready for July 18th Release. Nabha Natesh and Nidhhi Agerwal in lead roles along with Ram Pothineni besides Brahmanandam, Rao Ramesh, Tanikella Bharani, and Pavithra Lokesh among others in supporting roles.