Sindhu Lohithadas, wife of the late ace scriptwriter and director Lohithadas is reeling under heavy debt burden. Her two houses, Amaravathy at Akallur near Lakkidi and the one located on a 14 cent land in Aluva will be soon attached by the bank and the Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE).
Like many rustic characters in the movies of Lohithadas, for the past three years since the demise of the filmmaker, Sindhu, who is staying alone at Amaravathy, has been engaged in cultivating paddy, vegetables and fruits on the 1.5 acre compound of 'Amaravathy' for a living.
"I don't like to talk about the debts. I have not told anyone about it. If I had wished, the mediapersons would have come here on the third death anniversary of Lohithadas on June 28. I have no grouse against anyone," Sindhu said.
She would talk about anything, especially on her crops and how they are regularly destroyed by wild boars but not about the debts or the films of her husband. "Lohithadas never had any intention of producing a film. But circumstances pushed him into producing one movie- the Tamil remake of 'Kasturiman' when the original producer deserted the project. Though the film got an award from the Tamil Nadu government, it was a flop at the box-office....more
04:13 PM, Aug 07, 2012