Police thwart film crew from shooting with drone

Mysuru: The city Police prevented a film crew from shooting near the Mysore Palace with the help of a drone yesterday evening. Using drones in public places have been restricted by the authorities due to security reasons.

Some public complained to the Devaraja Police that a film crew was shooting near Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple near the Palace, and Chamaraja Wadiyar Circle that are restricted areas. The film crew, from Chamundeshwari Creations, was shooting on behalf of Vijay Films for Kannada movie “Rajangu Ranigu.” The crew had permission to shoot in the Palace but was not permitted to use drones.

Following complaints from the public, the Devaraja Police arrived at the spot and sensing trouble, the film crew suspended the drone usage and the device was taken away from the spot. Though initially the producers claimed they had permission from City Special Branch Police for shooting with drones, when the Police

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