This well known filmmaker, who used to give his contemporaries a run for their money with his many box office hits, does not seem to be lucky as far as his business prowess and managerial skills are concerned.

Shot in the dark: Financial crisis forces filmmaker to seek bank loan

The producer-director is going through a big financial crisis and is contemplating applying for a bank loan to ensure the smooth running of his office.

Says a source, "The producer-director has incurred several losses as his recent films have tanked. He was trying to recover the losses by collaborating with other banners and has consulted a few banks for a loan."

The person in question, who is credited with launching many a talented artistes, has also announced a big budget film with big names as part of the cast.