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Kamal Haasan summoned over Mahabharata remark

ANI  |  Valliyoor (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

Actor Kamal Haasan has been summoned by a here over his alleged controversial statement on Mahabharat.

The has asked the actor to appear before it on May 5, 2017. The issued the summons while hearing a (PIL).

The PIL alleged that the actor insulted Hindu sentiments by making objectionable remarks about Hindu Mahabharata.

In March 2017, Haasan reportedly told a Tamil News Channel that was a country which respected and honoured a book (Mahabharat) in which a woman Panchali was depicted as an object and was used as a collateral in gambling by Pandvas.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 19:50 IST