Vishwaroopam row: Kamal Haasan threatens to leave India
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The Madras high court on Tuesday lifted the ban imposed on his movie 'Vishwaroopam' by the Tamil Nadu government after it courted controversy over its alleged anti-Muslim content. Tamil Nadu government challenged lifting of ban in High Court. The court has deferred its decision till 2 pm on Wednesday.
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Kamal Hassan starrer Tamil movie Vishwaroopam, which focuses on international terrorism, has been withdrawn from cinemas in Malaysia following a directive from the home ministry.Penang Muslim League president Datuk Najmudeen Kadeer urged the National Film Development Corporation to review the film, saying “it portrayed Islam in a negative light”.
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According to trade pundits the delay in release of the movie had incurred a loss of Rs 30 crore.
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Kamal Haasan's movie Vishwaroopam was to release on January 14. However, it was banned in Tamil Nadu after government moved a petition against the movie, contesting that it might disturb law and order. Prior to this some Muslim organisations had objected to the content of the movie, saying that it potrays Muslims in bad light.