Kamal Hassan's Vishwaroopam banned for 15 days in Tamil Nadu

By Hindustan Times

Giving in to pressure from Islamic organizations, the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday banned Kamal Hassan film Vishwaroopam for fifteen days.

Government took a decision late on Wednesday to prevent the film from being shown for the next 15 days and stop the premier slated for Friday. This came after Islamic organizations called on home secretary and submitted a memorandum alleging that the film portrayed the muslim community in a bad light and was certain to incite passions if shown to people.

All district collectors have been asked to issue ban orders and implement them, a government source said on Wednesday night.

Kamal Hassan, who had earlier run into problems with distributors of the film for try