1954-2014: 11 Kollywood Movies That Took a Hit by Controversies and Protests

Published: 06th April 2015 10:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th April 2015 10:36 AM   |  A+A-

1954: Original story by C N Annadurai, Sorgavasal runs into trouble for ‘depicting a community in bad light’, several scenes cut by censor board.

1987: Brahmin associations demand ban on Bharathiraja’s Vedham Pudhithu, but film goes on to become a hit.

1992: Thevars protest against Kamak Sivaji starrer Thevar Magan for glorifying violence in their caste.

Mani Ratnam’s Bombay screening.JPG1995: Mani Ratnam's Bombay screening stopped in some Andhra, Karnataka, theaters against portrayal of Muslims.

2002: Kamal's Hey Ram for 'anti-gandhi, anti-muslim' potrayal; Some theater running super star film Baba ransacked for glorifying smoking.fg.JPG

2010: Dam 999 banned in Tamil Nadu for portraying a dam built during the colonial rule becoming damaged.

2012: Muslim protest portrayal of Vijay-starrer Thuppaki, try to picket actor's home.

2013: -Christian fringe group protests their community portrayal in Mani Ratnam's Kadal.

            -Kamal Hasan's Vishwaroopam release delayed as Muslim's protest their portrayal in the movie.

            -Madras Cafe, John Abraham-starrer not screened in most of the theaters for showing LTTE chief Prabhakaran as a villain.

2014: Santosh Sivan's film Inam removed from theater as it was 'against the interest of Eelam'.

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