Vijay Sethupathi withdrew from the Muthiah Muralidaran biopic after a request by the Sri Lankan spin legend.

Actor Vijay Sethupathi could have opted out of Muthiah Muralidaran biopic 800 however he continues to be on the receiving finish of threats. On Monday night, rape risk was issued to the actor’s daughter in order that he would perceive the ache of Eelam Tamils.

The distasteful comment was made by a troll account after Vijay Sethupathi introduced on Monday he’s not related to the biopic. Vijay took to the choice of exiting the challenge after a bit of individuals protested towards his curiosity to star within the biopic on Muthiah Muralidaran, who hails from Sri Lanka, a rustic that oppressed Tamils.

The rape risk tweet went viral and several other folks together with celebrities like Chinmayi Sripaada condemned the behaviour. Reporting the account and asking Chennai police to take motion, Chinmayi tweeted: “A Tamil man who expresses his difference of opinion. This is why they stand in support of sexual crimes in the society. Is nobody in this system going to change this? A man who can say in public about raping a child is a criminal.”


In one other tweet, she wrote, “Why does this crappy society do this? Watch silently when this happens? How are men raised to speak out a rape threat? Why is it when adults fight like hyenas, the women and children have to suffer? Shame on all of you who do it and those who watch and remain silent.”


Ever because it was introduced that Vijay Sethupathi would play the Sri Lankan spin legend, the challenge has needed to face stiff opposition from all quarters.

On Monday, Muralitharan stated he hoped his biopic will solely encourage plenty of children however by no means did he count on it fire up an issue. He went on to request Vijay Sethupathi to choose out of the challenge as he sees his involvement within the challenge as an enormous hurdle.

Murali hoped the makers will proceed making the biopic and never drop the concept.

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