Chennai: Tamil superstar turned politician Rajinikanth on Friday cornered the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu for protesting against certain scenes in actor Vijay's most recent flick 'Sarkar'. The 2.0 actor strongly condemned the demands for deletion of scenes in spite of being certified by the Censor Board.
Taking a twitter he wrote a messege in Tamil. "It is against the law to hold protests seeking removal of some scenes from a Censor board certified film and trying to stall the screening and damaging the banners," Rajinikanth tweeted.
Worth mention here Tamil film 'Sarkar' has sparked protests over reference to Jayalalithaa, however makers is going to remove 'objectionable' scenes.
The makers of 'Sarkar' landed into a controversy and soon after agreed to pull out "objectionable" scenes and "mute" an apparent reference to the late J Jayalalithaa. Watching the scenes on welfare schemes AIADMK cadres got furious and demanded immediate erasure of the contentious scenes. They threatened that if makers fail to do the same, legal action will be initiated.
Law Minister C Ve Shanmugham said certain scenes increased to inciting violence and warned of action. Even as a theatre owners' body announced that the edited version would be screened from Friday afternoon. 'Sarkar,' is produced by Sun Pictures and it stars Vijay and Keerthi Suresh in key roles. It was released on November 6. 'Sarkar,' is directed by AR Murugadoss and has music by Oscar winner AR Rahman.