Protests Against Kamal Haasan’s Movie for Portrayal of Muslims

Chennai: Following the release of the teaser of Kamal Haasan’s upcoming film ‘Amaran’, the activists of the Tamilaga Makkal Jananayaga Katchi (TMJK) held protest demonstrations against the portrayal of Muslims in the teaser of the movie.

The protestors demonstrated against actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, whose production house Rajkamal Films International is producing the film. TMJK members alleged that the film portrays Muslims in a derogatory manner. The teaser shows an Indian soldier being kidnapped and threatened by a group of Muslim children.

The protestors demanded a ban on the release of the film.

The teaser was unveiled by Kamal Haasan. This film was earlier known as SK 21. ‘Amaran’, featuring Sivakarthikeyan also has Sai Pallavi, Bhuvan Arora, Rahul Bose, Lallu, Ajaey Naga.

TMJK members chanted slogans against Kamal Haasan, accusing the film of depicting Muslims as terrorists and inciting religious discord.

As they attempted to burn an effigy of Kamal Haasan, the police intervened, dispersing the protesters and detaining some.

Kamal’s production house in collaboration with Sony Pictures International Productions, has produced ‘Amaran’, which is about an officer leading the 44RR Cheetah Company of the Rashtriya Rifles, engaged in counter-terrorism operations.

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