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Mersal controversy: Indian film star stands against BJP; Social media overflowed with shame hashtag

Mersal controversy: Indian film star stands against BJP; Social media overflowed with shame hashtag
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Mersal controversy enters into the fourth day that pours a lot of criticism over BJP. After four days of its release, Mersal starring Vijay Tamil film became blockbuster with 150 crores ticket sales worldwide. Mersal stands for stunning in English which came over with political controversy because of its dialogues on government scheme such as GST and demonetisation. This controversy emerges after the BJP leaders demanded to cut down the scenes and dialogues over GST and demonetisation from the producer. To oppose the decision of BJP leaders many celebrities and ministers gave their statement against the controversy.

Also, the actor Farhan Akhtar criticised Narasimha Rao for his statement that most of our film stars have very low general knowledge. In his opposition, Farhan Akhtar tweeted “how dare you, sir? and to all the film people in his ranks what he thinks is a shame”. On Friday, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan said it is important to cut down the dialogue that actor Vijay termed untruths about the Goods and Services Tax.

After the release of Mersal movie, BJP leaders came over with a demand to cut GST scenes from the movie. In response, the producer Murali Ramaswamy said that misunderstanding needs to be removed. Although the Mersal is a movie has grossed around 130 crores and it earned 80 crores in Tamil Nadu.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.