new Delhi: Former Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan’s biopic is being fiercely opposed on social media. Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi, who agreed to play the lead role in the biopic ‘800’, has also been facing severe criticism since the launch of the ‘800’ motion poster. Netizens were extremely angry at Srinivasan for producing a film on Muralidharan, who had a disputed stand between the decades-long civil war and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which demanded a separate state for Tamils in Sinhalese-dominated countries. In.
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The spinner issued a statement requesting the actor to drop out of the film today. Muralitharan’s statement read, “I am issuing this statement because there is a lot of controversy in Tamil Nadu around my biopic 800. I know that Vijay Sethupathi is getting my biopic to sign. There are people who misunderstand my views. Understand who is behind Vijay Sethupathi. I don’t want one of the best actors in Tamil Nadu to get through. Also, fearing the consequences of signing Vijay Sethupathi in the future, I would request him to drop out of the film. I am. “
“I have never given up when I have faced obstacles in my life. Likewise, I will overcome this hurdle. I accepted my biopic because I felt it would be an inspiration for the youngsters and young aspiring cricketers. I am confident that we will overcome this hurdle and take this film to the audience. The makers of the film have told me that they will announce about the film soon, I will help them in every way. I want to thank the press, media channels, politicians, Kollywood actors, Vijay Sethupathi fans and Tamil people for supporting me in the meantime. “
Vijay Sethupathi took to his Twitter and shared the Sri Lankan bowler’s statement. Sharing the statement, the actor wrote, ‘Thank you and goodbye’.
Hel 800 ‘is a film played by MS Sripathi, best known as the moving role of Muralitharan – one of cricket’s most illustrious and divisive characters.
Muralitharan is the only cricketer to have taken 800 wickets in Test cricket. In addition, he took 534 and 13 wickets in 350 ODIs and 12 T20s respectively.
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