Kaala Released In Bengaluru Despite Protests - Rajinikanth’s Star Power!

08 June, 2018, 13:02 | Author: Ann Santiago
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Rajinikanth's recent statement that "anti-social elements" were the reason for violence in the protests against Vedanta's Sterlite at Thoothukudi where 13 people were killed in police firing, did not go well with the people of the state.

Miffed with Rajinikanth's reported comments that whichever government came to power in Karnataka should implement the Supreme Court order on Cauvery water sharing in toto, the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce on May 29 decided not to allow screening of "Kaala".

"We are unable to screen "Kaala" film for the time being despite the security provided due to strong protests against its release by the Kannada Rakshana Vedike (KRV) activists outside", a multiplex official told IANS here.

On realising that it was not possible to shoot in Mumbai's Dharavi, the makers recreated Asia's second largest slum in Chennai.

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Protestors held demonstrations outside theatres in Bengaluru asking fans to not watch the show.

"You want an injunction against the release of the movie. However, personally, speaking as a Kannadiga, I will say that considering the situation in the state, the makers should themselves not release the movie", he said on Tuesday. However, in Mangaluru there were no protests and the number of single screens was increased to three by Thursday evening.

Movie theatres were closed in the early 1980s after pressure from powerful clerics who claim that movies are inconsistent with a strict interpretation of Islam.

Amid high drama and police cover, Rajinikanth's Kaala was screened in many parts of the state, including Bengaluru. Even before the release of "Kaala", reports of a third film by the duo have already started doing the rounds. On Wednesday, Rajinikanth had appealed to Kumaraswamy to provide security at theatres that wished to screen the film. Several pro-Kannada groups have also warned theatres not to screen the film if they want to avoid any untoward incident.

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