New Delhi: Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi is going through wrath on social media ever because the movement poster of his upcoming film ‘800’ was launched.
The movie is a biopic of Muttiah Muralitharan and Sethupati essays the central function of the legendary Sri Lanka spinner. Followers are upset that the actor took up the function of the Tamil-origin cricketer who by no means spoke out towards the alleged atrocities that the Sri Lankan authorities is alleged to have inflicted on the nation’s Tamil inhabitants up to now. Netizens used the hashtag #ShameOnVijaySethupati to convey their anger and disappointment.
“All the time admired Vijay Sethupathi as an actor. However now he shattered respect I had on him now by making this traitor’s life historical past who brazenly supported modern-day dictator Rajapaksa. Murali himself stated 2009 was his happiest yr of his life #ShameOnVijaySethupati (sic),” wrote one consumer on Twitter.
“The Sinhala authorities has massacred two lakh Tamils in Eelam. There is no such thing as a different proof than this that #VijaySethupathi can not really feel this ache! #ShameOnVijaySethupathi #Tamils_Boycott_VijaySeth”pathi,” wrote one other consumer.
“I strongly condemn #VijaySethupathi for accepting this film,” tweeted one other consumer.
“Can a biopic of #Afridi may be made in India and get help from Indians? #ShameOnVijay”ethupathi,” shared one other.
“#ShameOnVijaySethupathi…Murali is a Tamilian however he represents Sri Lanka & Sri Lankans. We now have lot of cricketing legends in our nation then why making Sri Lankan participant biopic (sic),” reacted a consumer.
‘800’ is touted to be a shifting portrayal of Muralitharan — one in all cricket’s most sensible and divisive characters. The movie will probably be shot in Sri Lanka, UK, Australia and India. The shoot is slated to begin in the beginning of 2021 and is ready to launch on the finish of subsequent yr.
The movie will probably be made primarily within the Tamil language. Nonetheless, owing to Muralitharan and Sethupathi’s reputation, the movie will even be dubbed in all South Indian languages in addition to Hindi, Bengali and Sinhalese. A world model with English subtitles can also be being deliberate.
Muralitharan is the one cricketer to have taken 800 wickets in Take a look at cricket. Moreover, he additionally picked up 534 and 13 wickets respectively in 350 ODIs and 12 T20Is.