Mumbai, Jan 31 (): Kamal Haasan’s political thriller ‘Vishwaroopam’, which has sparked controversy in Tamil Nadu, is releasing in North India on February 1.
The film was released worldwide, excluding Tamil Nadu, on 25th January, 2013. Reports say Kamal Haasan’s magnificent project Vishwaroopam is doing good business in UK and US.
Vishwaroop is made at a cost of Rs 95 crores. Kamal Haasan has written the story for the movie, directed, produced and has also done the lead role in the movie.
Today, Kamal Hassan has reached Mumbai to release his film Vishwaroop. Despite the fact that his movie is banned in Tamil Nadu, Kamal has received support from the highest quarters of Bollywood. Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan have raised voices in support of Kamal.
Salman said it is just a movie and the movies are only two kinds – good or bad, hit and flop and only people who decide are the ones who buy tickets. He hoped each and every fan of him to support Kamal fully.
Khan took to Twitter to extend his support to Kamal Haasan. He posted an image on Twitter that read, “Respect art, respect artist, respect the audience. I support Kamal Haasan,” and tweeted, “Censor board has passed it too naaa(sic),” adding, “Sure . 100% gonna see it(sic).”
Aamir Khan today said that as censor board had already cleared the movie for release the ban on controversial spy-thriller, “Vishwaroopam” should be lifted. The perfectionist said that India is a democratic country and if the censor board has cleared a particular movie it should be released.
Latest report says, after Tamil Nadu, the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has also indicated considering a ban on ‘Vishwaroop’ in UP. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said the state government will take a call after watching it.
Asrey Kushwaha, Samajwadi Party leader has said that the movie could be banned in UP if it hurts the sentiments of Muslims.
Review about the movie at santabanta.com indicates the movie does not hurt the sentiments of any section of the people.