Baahubali 2 caught in Cauvery river storm

Baahubali 2 caught in Cauvery river storm

A controversy over a Baahubali actor Sathyaraj’s alleged anti-Kannada remark nine years in the past threatens to stall the discharge of the second one edition of the epic myth movie by way of SS Rajamouli in Karnataka next week with fringe agencies on Thursday insisting on an apology from him.

The controversy had broken out after a video in which actor Sathyaraj made the alleged anti-Kannada feedback within the context of the Cauvery river water row surfaced a fortnight back and went viral. Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are locked in a dispute over sharing of Cauvery waters.

Director SS Rajamouli sought to distance himself and his Baahubali 2 team from the feedback which have caused a protest in Karnataka in opposition to the movie’s launch. He stated the filmmakers have been in no way associated with the remarks.

He appealed to the activists of a few Kannada fringe corporations not to stall the discharge of the movie.

But the attraction, made in Kannada, failed to pacify the Kannada clothes, who’ve called for a ‘Bengaluru Bandh’ on April 28, the date of the release of the plenty-anticipated movie, as they insisted on an apology by using Sathyaraj, who performs a key character.

We aren’t in opposition to the film or SS Rajamouli. Until Sathyaraj tenders unconditional apology, our protest will continue, Vatal Nagaraj, who leads Kannada Okoota, an umbrella agency of Kannada our bodies, stated, in reaction to Rajamouli’s attraction.

“There may be a Bengaluru Bandh on April 28 and also there may be protests throughout the nation. We can’t accept whatever else other than apology by way of Sathyaraj.”

Nagaraj added that the actor as compared Kannadigas to puppies. In his 2008 speech, Sathyaraj changed into quoted within the media as announcing, Tamils need to no longer be like a tree which stands silently as any dog comes and urinates on it.

Sathyaraj, who performs the position of Kattappa inside the multi- lingual drama, made the alleged anti-Kannada feedback during the Cauvery row between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka about 9 years ago. Sathyaraj is from Tamil Nadu state.

Rajamouli said the team was blind to the actor’s feedback till it saw a video on a social media website online.

“The manufacturer and I want to clarify on the issue… The comments must have pained a number of you however we don’t have any relation to it. Those have been (his) private feedback and had been made some 9 years ago,” the director said in a video message on his professional Twitter page.

He additionally talked about that a lot of Sathyaraj’s films had been launched given that then, which includes the 2015 film Baahubali.

The manner you widespread and liked Baahubali Part I, I request you to do the identical for Part 2. Sathyaraj is neither the director nor the manufacturer of this movie. He is one of the many artistes related to this movie.

If you stall the release of the movie, it can now not have an effect on him (Sathyaraj) that a lot. But it isn’t right to reveal your anger in this film for the comments made through him, he stated.

The director stated Sathyaraj has been updated about the state of affairs but past that the team couldn’t do a good deal.

I request you not to involve us in this remember as it’s miles nowhere related to us. We want your affection to keep, he stated.

The movie’s manufacturer, Shobu Yarlagadda, had additionally expressed the hope that the issue could be resolved amicably.

This is a completely touchy difficulty, and I don’t want to remark an awful lot on it. The simplest factor I need to say is — we will clear up the issue amicably inside the interest of all involved, he had said.

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