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Vishwaroopam row: Films that didn’t hurt Muslim clerics despite similar storylines

  • Bhaskar News
  • Jan 31, 2013, 16:59 PM IST
Vishwaroopam row: Films that didn’t hurt Muslim clerics despite similar storylines
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New Delhi: Kamal Haasan on Wednesday said that objections raised by Muslim organisations over his movie ‘Vishwaroopam’ didn’t make any sense to him. With Rs 95 crore riding on the movie, his anger is understandable.  The issue remains that whether the movie had such a high value of insult quotient that Muslims wants a complete ban on it?

To answer this question, let’s get into the problems Muslim organisations have with the movie. They say that Muslims are being portrayed as terrorists. They also had problems with terrorists depicted as Muslim was shown performing Islamic processions. 

For that matter, Vishwaroopam was not the first movie that depicted Islamic terrorists. Let’s go through some prominent movies in which stars played roles of Muslims, without hurting the sentiments of organisations, which are making hue and cry over ‘Vishwaroopam’.  

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Roja is a 1992 Tamil political drama, romance film directed by Mani Ratnam. The movie got critical acclaim and was made on the backdrop of Kashmir terrorism. In the movie, Pankaj Kapoor played an Islamic terrorist Liaqat. In the movie he was shown performing Islamic rituals.

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