Many fans perceived the objection of some senior BJP leaders to certain dialogues in Mersal as an effort to silence the dissenting voices. “Mersal was certified. BJP leader H Raja even gave a communal spin to the controversy by raking up Vijay’s religion. Dont re-censor it. See photoAttack on Mersal infringement on democratic rights, says Shashi Tharoor2.0 audio launch: Kamal Haasan to grace Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar film’s mega event in Dubai?Joining the bandwagon of celebrities, Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday threw his weight behind Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s Mersal, which is in the middle of a political storm since its theatrical release. 2017-10-23T06:08:11+00:00″>
Updated: October 23, 2017 6:08 am
Not just Kollywood celebrities, many other members of the Indian film industry have expressed solidarity with the film, which has irked BJP. Congratulations team #Mersal,” wrote Rajinikanth, who rarely makes an appearance on Twitter. BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu took an exception to the scenes in question and demanded to mute them. Related News
2.0 new poster: Rajinikanth aka Chitti is in love with Amy Jackson? Dont silence critics. Not just Kollywood celebrities, many other members of the Indian film industry have expressed solidarity with the film, which has irked BJP. India will shine when it speaks,” he tweeted. The producers of Mersal, however, reached out to the BJP party and even offered to delete the scenes that the party deemed offensive. Earlier, even soon-to-be-politician Kamal Haasan spoke against the idea of re-censoring the film. Counter criticism with logical response. In Mersal, the filmmakers have made references to Narendra Modi government’s pet projects such as Goods and Service Tax and Digital India. Express Investigation
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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd The Thalaivar appreciated the filmmakers for addressing an “important topic.”
“Important topic addressed… Well done !!!