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Rajinikanth condemns unlawful acts against Tamil film 'Sarkar'

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Superstar on Friday tweeted in support of Vijay's latest Tamil "Sarkar". He condemned unlawful acts such as damaging the film's banners and demanding the removal of certain scenes from the

A.R. Murugadoss directed "Sarkar", a political thriller, hit the screens on Tuesday. Ever since its release, many AIADMK ministers and party cadres expressed their displeasure over certain scenes in the

Several party cadres on Wednesday protested outside various theatres in and indulged in damaging the banners of the film and cut-outs of

They also demanded certain scenes to be removed from the film.

lashed out against these acts. He took to and wrote in Tamil: "To protest for the removal of certain scenes from the movie and stop it from being screened after the has certified it is against the law. I strong condemn this act."

On Thursday, had also strongly objected the actions of regarding the issue.

"It isn't new for this government to act and pressurize against a film like Sarkar, which has completed its censor formalities properly. A government that can't face criticism can go off the tangent. Commercialised politicians will soon be vanished and the good people would win," Haasan tweeted.

If the grapevine is anything to go by, "Sarkar" team has agreed to mute scenes that have been termed controversial.

However, the makers of the film are yet to officially announce if they are muting scenes.

Despite opening to mixed reviews and getting embroiled in controversies, "Sarkar" managed to gross over Rs 100 crore in just two days at the box-office.

In the film, plays an NRI who returns to to vote, only to realise his vote has been cast illegally. He then digs deep into the matter, stirring up a political turmoil.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 02:28 IST
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