A case was registered against Telugu movie producer Bandla Ganesh following a complaint by film financerPrasad V Potluri, who accused the former of threatening him at his house here, police said on Saturday.
Prasad V Potluri, Chairman of PVP Group of Companies, popularly known as PVP, filed a complaint stating that some aides of Ganesh forcibly entered his house on Friday on the pretext of discussing settlement of 'dues'.
Prasad told a TV channel that the aides spoke inappropriately to him and threatened him with dire consequences besides stating that the dues would not be paid.
Based on the complaint, a case was registered against Ganesh and two others on charges of cheating, house-trespass and criminal intimidation, a police official said.
In the complaint, Prasad said it was during November 2013 that Ganesh and others approached him for financing a film.
According to him, Ganesh owes him Rs 7 crore and has been avoiding him over the payment.
Ganesh said he had also filed a complaint with police and accused Prasad of threatening him.
Police said they were investigating.