When your film talks about political issues in the country right now, there is bound to be trouble for you. Thalapathy Vijay has a knack of ruffling feathers of politicians with some of his recent films. When Mersal came out last year, the movie found itself in hot water over a scene where Vijay talks about GST. Now even Sarkar is seeing a new controversy when a Tamil Nadu minister has raised objections over a real-life inspired scene in the film and even threatened to get it removed using the government. Sarkar is directed by AR Murugadoss and also stars Keerthy Suresh and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar. Sarkar Box Office: Thalapathy Vijay's Film Off To a Thunderous Start. Should Aamir Khan Be Worried?
The scene in question in the film has the public shown throwing free appliances given by Tamil Nadu government into the fire. This has not gone down well with TN Minister Kadambur Raju, who has asked the makers to take this scene from the film immediately. He also said that if they do not comply with this change, then he will ensure that the government will make them toe the line. Sarkar Movie Review: Thalapathy Vijay's Diwali Blockbuster is Stylish, Sentimental And Entertaining.
If not, the Govt will take necessary steps to remove
Also, he says some other scenes are politically motivated
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) November 7, 2018
However, Kadambur Raju seems to have forgotten the fact that a movie that is is certified by the CBFC and passed through the screening process, cannot be subject to changes as per the government's whims. If anyone finds any scene objectionable, then they have to take it to the court and prove their objection is justified. Remember how the Mersal controversy has ended in a whimper after the makers refuse to budge from their stand? Knowing Vijay's political ambitions, we are sure that he is not willing to bow down to the bureaucrats' whims. A lesson Bollywood should learn!