On June 5, Ranjith, speaking at an event in Thirupanathal near Thanjavur, criticised the Raja Raja Chozhan’s rule and held it responsible for usurping the land rights of oppressed groups.
Ranjith claimed that his statements were quoted from various books authored by noted personalities.
Ranjith, who spoke about the struggles for land by Dalits and Farooq’s role, also spoke about the Chola emperor’s period.
Filmmaker Pa Ranjith is making his Hindi debut with a biopic on tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda.
The film, which is currently in post-production, has been shot across India.
New York City will host its first Dalit Film and Cultural Festival on February 23-24.
Irandam Ulagaporin Kadaisi Gundu, with music by newcomer Tenma, will star Attakathi Dinesh, Riythvika, Anekha, Munishkanth, and Ramesh Thilak, among others.
The filmmaker, best known for 'Kabali', 'Madras' and 'Atthakathi', says he wants both mainstream and parallel cinema to address casteism.
After the release of 'Beyond The Clouds', producer duo Shareen Mantri Kedia and Kishor Arora are collaborating with Ranjith for the biopic on freedom fighter Birsa Munda.
Hundreds of fans thronged multiplexes such as Inox, PVR, Lido and Garuda in the city to watch the movie on the first day after the exhibitors avoided screening it in the morning and afternoon.
'Kaala' movie review: An important work by a filmmaker who’s admirable in his passion for social change
The dynamism at the heart of this Ranjith film lends itself naturally to the few mass moments, and in any case, he doesn’t seem in a hurry to entertain them.
'Kaala' is about the oppression of Tamils in Mumbai and Rajini is playing a man from Tamil Nadu who goes to the city and becomes a don.
The release of the Tamil film ‘Kaala’, starring Rajinikanth and directed by Pa Ranjith, has been in the news for the past few months.
Here is why Kathir gathered his wits, jumped up from his seat and ran while shooting Pariyerum Perumal
One of the locations for the shoot was a banana grove spread across several acres. What sounds like an idyllic location ended up, however, being the scene of some scary drama for the actor.
Tamil superstar Vijay visted the parents of Anitha, who had ended her life, presumably as she was denied a medical seat despite securing high marks in her 12th board exam.