ALSO SEE | Muttiah Muralitharan biopic: Rajisha Vijayan to play female lead in Vijay Sethupathi’s film? But to target his 800 movie on #MuthiahMuralidaran is so unacceptable. The actor has been facing the heat on Twitter from a section of society, who feel Muralitharan never spoke against the alleged atrocities inflicted on the Tamil population in the country by the Sri Lankan government. However, there are a lot of people and fans who are supporting Vijay on social media. His statement read, "I never felt discouraged whenever I faced a problem in my life. — Kumar (@travelofindia) October 14, 2020. i hate @VijaySethuOffl for his irrational & immoral stands. We have lot of cricketing legends in our country then why making srilankan player biopic. pic.twitter.com/VbivBskfbR, — vasanth (@vk_vasanthkumar) October 14, 2020. Hashtags like #ShameOnVijaySethupathi, #BoycottVijaySethupathi are trending on Twitter as a certain section of the audience is upset of him playing Sri Lankan spinner. (Photo: Seenu Ramasamy/Twitter) In what seems to be a fallout of the controversy over Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan’s biopic 800, Tamil director Seenu Ramasamy on Wednesday alleged that he was receiving threats and appealed to Chief Minister K Palaniswami for help. File photo of Muttiah Muralitharan. Details Inside, Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal: Vignesh Shivan & Vijay Sethupathi’s fun filled video will crack you up; WATCH, Airport Diaries: Vijay Sethupathi reaches Hyderabad for Vignesh Shivan's Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kadhal shoot. Vijay Sethupathi, who will be seen playing Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan in the upcoming biopic, 800 is being trolled mercilessly on social media. ?Why people are against Vijay sethupathi"If Hollywood makes the film about Mahatma Gandhi, then why doesn't India make film about Murlidharan".Atleast this time he need support#VijaySethupathi pic.twitter.com/eY2izQsUxN pic.twitter.com/3Zd96trJLQ, The ball was bowled and the wickets taken. Tamil cinema director Seenu Ramasamy (Photo | Twitter) By PTI. #ShameOnVijaySethupathi trends on Twitter: Actor trolled for playing Muttiah Muralitharan in the biopic 800. muttiah muralitharan requests vijay sethupathi to turn down 800 Muttiah Muralitharan released another press release regarding his biographical film 800 on October 19. 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CHENNAI: In what seems to be a fallout of the controversy over Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan… Joel Kurian . Two trending sums it up #BoycottTanishq for an interfaith ad and #ShameOnVijaySethupathi for agreeing to act on Murali's biopic. An actor can do anything.. Is it the worst thing that happened to India and the world is advent of social media where people have a way to express their thoughts uninhibited. When IndiaToday.in contacted Vijay Sethupathi's spokesperson Yuvraaj, he confirmed that Vijay Sethupathi has turned down the film. An actor can do anything.. #ShameOnVijaySethupathi, — Saichand (@saichand2022) October 14, 2020, #ShameOnVijaySethupathiMurali is a tamilan but he represent srilanka & Srilankan. Written By. He and Glenn McGrath were both crowned as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World during their careers. Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of 800, the biopic of former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan after severe social media backlash. Is there any other story besides this?#ShameOnVijaySethupathi, — கோகுலன் (@tamil__gokul) October 14, 2020, @VijaySethuOffl who does not understand the feelings of the Tamils ​​of the world, is acting in an anti-Tamil film for his own sake.#ShameOnVijaySethupathi, Legendary hero @VijaySethuOffl please don't hurt Tamilan's feelings. However, the upcoming biopic has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Muttiah Muralitharan hails from Sri Lanka, a country that oppressed Tamils and treated them as minorities. I overcome them and that's why I am in this position. 'Shame on Vijay Sethupathi' trended on Twitter as Muttiah Muralitharan biopic '800' announcement got flak from a section over the latter's stand on civil war. ", He further added, "I thank the press, media, politicians, film personalities, Vijay Sethupathi's fans and people of Tamil Nadu for supporting me during these difficult times.". He retired from Test cricket in 2010, registering his 800th and final wicket on 22 July 2010 from his final ball in his last Test match. Also Read: Vijay Sethupathi’s 800: Motion poster of Muttiah Muralitharan's biopic promises an emotional sports drama, Muttiah Muralitharan had earlier said, "I am honoured that an accomplished actor such as Vijay Sethupathi will be playing me in the film. The 1970s were a "pivot of change", it was an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. However, the actor is facing harsh criticism for essaying the spin legend. Muttiah Muralitharan was born in 1970s. #ShameOnVijaySethupathi is trending on Twitter, as his fans are very upset with the superstar for taking the role of Muralitharan in his biopic. Official statement from #MuthiahMuralidaran regarding #800TheMovie. He is just doing his job and we want him to play this character..I support u sir, — nigshobhitam1998@gmail.com (@nigshobhitam191) October 14, 2020. Tamil film hero Vijay Sethupathi has pulled out of “800”, the biopic on Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan. Muttiah Muralitharan is a Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002. 'Muttiah Muralidharan said they are doing drama' MDMK … So there's no point trending #ShameOnVijaySethupathi. Vijay Sethupathi leaves Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 after severe backlash, #ShameOnVijaySethupathi trended on social media, Muralitharan said that his comments were blown out of proportion, 800 motion poster out: Vijay Sethupathi stuns as spitting image of Muttiah Muralitharan. What does it mean? After biopics on Indian cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mohammad Azharuddin, makers have now ventured to a neighbouring country for the next adaptation. For reprint rights: Syndications Today. Nothing to shame for an acting on other countries celebraties. Is it the worst thing that happened to India and the world is advent of social media where people have a way to express their thoughts uninhibited. Facebook Twitter Linkedin EMail. The statement was shared by Sethupathi on his Twitter page. The other twitter user wrote, "As an artist, Vijay Sethupathi has every right to choose his films. Twitterati are targetting Vijay Sethupathi for playing the role of Muttiah Muralitharan in his biopic. Share on Twitter; Share via Email; Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan celebrates his 800th Test wicket with the dismissal of Pragyan Ojha. I do not want Vijay Sethupathi to face any problem in future. One user wrote, “#ShameOnVijaySethupathi Muthiah Muralitharan is a very admirable and lovable man – Vijaygovernment. Soon, the production house will announce updates regarding 800. Muttiah Muralitharan biopic: Rajisha Vijayan to play female lead in Vijay Sethupathi’s film. Two trending sums it up, Vijay Sethupathi's 800 Controversy: Muttiah Muralitharan finally breaks silence on his biopic, Vijay Sethupathi quits Muttiah Muralitharan biopic titled 800? https://sports.ndtv.com/cricket/players/313-muttiah-muralidaran-playerprofile #ShameOnVijaySethupathi. He is only one of two players after Shane Warne to take over 1000 wickets in all three formats combined. This has nothing to do with tamil sentiments. The Sinhala government has massacred two lakh Tamils ​​in Eelam. — Nations Voice (@NationsVoice4) October 14, 2020, #ShameOnVijaySethupathi #IsupportVijaySethupatiWhat ill has he done?? He wrote that he is compelled to put out a statement as a lot of people are protesting against his biopic 800 in Tamil Nadu. You are Great human being . Hence, I am asking him to opt out of this biopic.". https://indianexpress.com/.../muttiah-muralitharan-on-row-over-800-6757738 As an actor, Vijay Sethupathi has his own rights to choose whatever films he wants to, stated a Twitter user. Download the Pinkvilla App for latest Bollywood & Entertainment news, hot celebrity photos, lifestyle articles, fashion & beauty news,Hollywood, K-Drama etc . The motion poster of the Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 was released recently and it has received a mixed response. 800 was announced in July this year but the makers released the motion poster only a day ago. VJS has every right to choose movies on his own, who declined that? ALSO SEE | 800 motion poster out: Vijay Sethupathi stuns as spitting image of Muttiah Muralitharan. Ever since the biopic was announced, there has been a severe backlash on social media against Sethupathi and the entire team of 800. Ever since former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan's biopic 800 was announced, Vijay Sethupathi and the rest of the team have been facing the wrath of people on social media. Sachin Tendulkar to be a part of Muttiah Muralitharan biopic starring Vijay Sethupathi? Chennai's Cyber Crime Cell finally arrested a Twitter user for issuing rape threat to Kollywood actor Vijay Sethupathi's daughter over Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan's biopic row. ", #ShameOnVijaySethupathi? The biopic ‘800’ is likely to be projected in theaters at the end of 2021. AA + Text Size. Now, a liquid window that's 'smart' enough to cut electricity use, reduce your power bills, Battered Congress looks at hard road ahead, Is 2020 the worst year for civilisation? Some also expressed anger over Sethupathi … Please come out from that project #ShameOnVijaySethupathi, — Thujohn Tj (@TjThujohn) October 14, 2020, Nothing to shame for an acting on other countries celebraties. Taking to Twitter, they have been trending #ShameonVijaySethupathi. I have been actively collaborating with the creative team for the past several months, and I will continue to support this project through its duration.". After Muralitharan's explosive statement, Vijay Sethupathi has now opted out of 800, directed by MS Sripathy. His 800 Test wickets and 534 ODI wickets put him on top of the leading wicket-takers in both formats. Muthiah Muralidharan was a cricketer not a murderer or a politician who was at power during Tamil eelam massacre. #ShameOnVijaySethupathi trends on Twitter over Muttiah Muralitharan biopic. Image Source : PTI. Directed by MS Sripathy, Muttiah Muralitharan biopic will be shot in Tamil. The motion poster of the Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 was released recently and it has received a mixed response. I am sure that I will cross this hurdle. 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