Saddened by the ban on his close friend and colleague Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam in Karnataka, superstar Rajinikanth has urged Muslim groups to withdraw their protest.
"I request my Muslim brothers to sit with Kamal Haasan, discuss and release the film without hampering the storyline. He
is no ordinary artiste but an extraordinary one who can take Tamil cinema to all new levels," Rajinikanth said in a statement. "Kamal and I have been friends for over 40 years and I know personally for a fact that he wouldn't hurt the sentiments of anybody let alone Muslims," he added.
On Wednesday, the state government banned Vishwaroopam for two weeks when around 25 Muslim