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PIL against Kamal Haasan for alleged derogatory remarks on Hindus

ANI  |  Chennai [India] 

A (PIL) has been filed against actor Kamal Haasan for his alleged derogatory remarks on Hindus.

Members of Hindu Makkal Katchi filed the PIL in this regard in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli District

The PIL comes after the 62-year-old, in a recent interview to a Tamil channel, made a comment about Mahabharata, the ancient Hindu

The actor had said, "In Mahabharata, Panchali was used as a pawn while the men gambled. She was used as a collateral and is a country that respects and honours a book that revolves around men using a woman to gamble away as if she was a mere object.

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 13:18 IST