ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Kamal Haasan’s 'Vishwaroop' releases in Uttar Pradesh
 

Kamal Haasan’s 'Vishwaroop' releases in Uttar Pradesh

'Vishwaroop' releases in UP amid high security
By Indo-Asian News Service
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 11:00:31 GMT
 

Kamal Haasan’s 'Vishwaroop' releases in Uttar Pradesh
Kamal Haasan’s controversial film Vishwaroop has been released in Uttar Pradesh despite fears that the film may be banned there too.

Vishwaroop, the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's multi-lingual movie Vishwaroopam, released in Uttar Pradesh Friday amid tight security.

The film is being screened in five multiplexes and two single screen theatres here, officials told IANS.

Despite warnings by the ruling Samajwadi Party not to allow the screening on grounds that it portrayed Muslims in poor light, the government late Thursday gave its nod for its release in the state.

Inspector General of Police Badri Prasad Singh told all district police chiefs to provide adequate security to all cinemas.

Police officials told IANS that while they were apprehensive over the 149-minute film, there was no trouble.

There were minor protests outside the Shubham Hall in Lucknow and a multiplex in Agra.

Atul Gupta, deputy manager of PVR Cinemas here, told IANS that the first show opened at 1 p.m. with only 70 spectators in a hall meant to seat 209 people.

The original "Vishwaroopam" in Tamil is banned in Tamil Nadu.



Formal talks on 'Vishwaroopam' to be held Friday evening

Following preliminary talks moderated by Tamil Nadu Home Secretary R. Rajagopal between Chandra Haasan and leaders of Muslim organisations Friday, both parties are likely to meet formally in the evening in a bid to end the ban on the film "Vishwaroopam".

"Both parties have finished the first round of talks. They will meet formally around 6 p.m. to come to an amicable solution," a government source told IANS.

Both parties convened for the talks around 11:45 p.m. here Friday.

Muslim leaders met Tamil filmmaker Ameer Sultan and Chandra Haasan, brother of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan and his partner in production company Raj Kamal Films International, Jan 31.

"We've submitted letters to the government requesting it to oversee the talks between Raj Kamal Films International and (Muslim) leaders", Chandra Haasan said later on Thursday.

Both sides agreed to meet after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said her government would help Kamal Haasan release the film if he reaches a pact with the protesters.

The Rs.95 crore espionage thriller was set for release in Tamil and Telugu January 25, but a day earlier the Tamil Nadu government imposed a two-week ban on it fearing protests by Muslim groups.

The film's Hindi version, "Vishwaroop", released Friday.
Akshay Kumar teams up with Karan Johar
 
I don't date the heroes to get films: Ameesha Patel
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Kamal Haasan turns 60, hailed by peers as versatile talent
Kamal Haasan turns 60, hailed by peers as versatile talent
My injury rumour not true: Kamal Haasan
My injury rumour not true: Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan invites 9 million people for Clean India campaign
Kamal Haasan invites 9 million people for Clean India campaign
Kamal Haasan discharged from hospital, to resume shoot Thursday
Kamal Haasan discharged from hospital, to resume shoot Thursday
Tags :
, ,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Watch: Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput in 'PK' love song ‘Chaar Kadam’

Check out: Newlywed Arpita Khan, Aayush Sharma on Salman Khan’s 'Bigg Boss 8'

Who wore what: Best dressed ladies at Arpita Khan wedding reception

Style Check: Sonam Kapoor, Ileana D’Cruz, Priyanka Chopra among best dressed of the week

Bipasha Basu celebrates ‘Women in Sport’

Shahrukh, Hrithik, Ajay, Sidharth, Aditya at Arpita Khan wedding reception

Arpita Khan wedding reception: Sonakshi, Jacqueline, Shraddha, Sangeeta clicked

Arpita Khan wedding reception: Salman Khan and family clicked
Wallpapers 

Happy Ending Wallpapers

Ali Fazal Wallpapers

Rang Rasiya Wallpapers

Kill Dil Wallpapers

Super Nani Wallpapers

Ungli Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Vivek Oberoi

Shruti Haasan

Katrina Kaif
New Movies 

Happy Ending

Dumb And Dumber To

The Equalizer
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor