If everything went as planned, Varun Tej's boxing drama Ghani should have wrap the shoot by now. But due to some unknown reasons, the shoot was delayed and later the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the plans . Meanwhile, a gossip came to light that a lot of creative differences emerged between the makers. Reports have it that Varun is not happy with the script and had asked the director to make several changes. Also, there were creative differences between the director and producers which led to shoot halt. With no update from makers, gossips of the film getting shelved started to do rounds. However, the director rubbished all reports as baseless, and clarified that the film is very much on.