Carnatic musicians sign petition seeking apology from Kamal Haasan for his comment on saint Thyagaraja

After the viral live conversation between Kamal Haasan and Vijay Sethupathi, carnatic musicians have now signed petitions seeing apology from Kamal Haasan for his comment on saint Thyagaraja.
Carnatic musicians sign petition seeking apology from Kamal Haasan for his comment on saint ThyagarajaCarnatic musicians sign petition seeking apology from Kamal Haasan for his comment on saint Thyagaraja
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Kamal Haasan's recent live conversation with Vijay Sethupathi on Instagram is now the talk of the town. In the online interview, the dup discussed a number of issues from politics to his films. During the interview, Kamal Haasan allegedly made an offensive comment on saint Thyagaraja. This did not go well with musicians and now they are signing petitions seeking an open apology from the actor for the comment. The petition was started by Palghat Ramprasad, a well-known carnatic singer.

For the unversed, Kamal stated in the video that saint Thyagaraja was ‘begging in praise of Lord Rama’. In the petition, he has claimed that the coment of Kamal Haasan came as an insult to the followers of Thyagaraja. He also stated that the carnatic singers owe to Thyagaraja of their livelihood and professional success. More than 3,000 people have signed this petition. This also includes some popular names in the Carnatic music field.

It was mentioned in his petition, “Every Carnatic musician, regardless of how they exhibit their affiliation to the outside world, deep within themselves know that they owe every bit of their basic livelihood and professional success, to Sri Thyagaraja’s contribution to Carnatic music. The specific reference to Thygarajar and Lord Rama, also suggests the negatively pointed target on a specific religion/caste, which is indeed an insult to the followers of this faith."

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Anonymous 2 months ago

Best thing what people can do is - do not watch his movies in the theaters, that way he will become a failure in the rest of his life. With his tongue, belittling legends, he will go no where in politics.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal bhaiya You are begging in the name of some girl called Gautama. I was on a flight with you and did not recognize who you are. Now I do. You are a total idiot.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Mr KH.. Please stop from being always degrading hindu gods and saints and hindu beliefs...nobody wants you to believe...but please don't try to copy the DMK strategy to get a stand in the state... people won't accept anyone dividing the people..... please take care of your tongue..

Anonymous 2 months ago

Shocked to hear,he shouldn't have said,what he said,that to being an artist himself

Anonymous 2 months ago

why you all give so much importance for these cine actors actresses who are after money,fame,prestige at any cost. Many follow him ,let them but he should remember the GREAT SAINTS who lived not for money,cheap publicity,fame and prestige, They did not crave for BHARAT BHUSHAN OR VIBHOOSHAN OR PADMASHREE GIVEN BY mortals. No one has any right to criticize the customs ,traditions and of any religion for that matter,It proves that he is an infidel or an atheist and has no decency in his character

Anonymous 2 months ago

One of the important rights of every Indian citizen is the right to free speech. Mr Kamal Hassan is free to say whatever he wishes to say. Nobody had the right to control a particular individual's speech. Stop being such snowflakes.

Anonymous 2 months ago

When someone degrading your forefathers will you keep quiet saying freedom of speech...

Anonymous 2 months ago

he is great hindu hater and this is not first time show his intolerance against hindus.he has crossed all the limits of democratic liberty's. ask him to hug any other religion where he can finds more comfortable than here

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is mental. Why should we give importance to his statement.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Without the classical music and dance your Sagara Sangamam would not have been a hit. Mind your tongue.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Knowledge of Saint Thyagaraja is wanting in Kamal Hasan it seems.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This is humilation

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal is the begger, begging and getting money from Christian Missionery. He talks Non Sense, without knowing what is UnjaVridhi. He will perish for his comments on Saint Thyagarajar

Anonymous 2 months ago

சினிமாக்களில் நடித்து பணம் சேர்த்த மிகப்பெரிய தமிழ்நாட்டின் பிச்சைக்காரன் உனக்கு தெரியாத மகான்களைப்பற்றி பேச உனக்கென்ன தகுதி இருக்கு? இதற்காக எத்தனை கோடி பிச்சை வாங்கினாயோ?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Crazy idiot ,for votes from minorities he always speaks bad about hindus n their rituals. The day is not too far for him to get doomed

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is a lime lite monger. No work so his mind is devil's paradise. Ignore him.God will punish him.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Call saint Tyagaraja as beggar or whatever....Lord Rama came visiting his home. Can you can try to get atleast one person/ common man by the name Rama to visit you??

Anonymous 2 months ago

I can see lot of begger support in this command . 41days lockdown all begger coming out to support another begger

Anonymous 2 months ago

Another beggar reading all comments written.Since it is lockdown, this beggar cannot go out with his bowl.So reading comments posted by others.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal has got mental diminishia and talking always non sense.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He deliberately attacks the culture of this land and Hindu dharma under the disguise of intellectual forward thinking person.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Shame on both

Anonymous 2 months ago

Shame on you Kamal Hassan. How we respected you for your acting skills. Now you have the skin to abuse Sri Thyagaraja. Shame on you. Have you an iota of value in you. Shame, shame

Anonymous 2 months ago

Anonymous 2 months ago

Why we should make him more popular. This is the objective of his instagram and we have fallen for this. Even Sri Desigar, Great Poet Kamban Kalidasa and great people were humble while composing great epics , including Swathi Thirunal Maharaja. Kakkai kulichu kokku aagathu..by taking repeat bath crow cannot become crane

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamalhasan is a sinster, looking for cheap publicity, a person without any credibility and above all one who is intellectually impoverished. The moral one can draw from his life is how not to lead a life and what not to talk.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is a male s**t.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Shame on you kamal hassan, you have no right to insult others faith. Lost respect towards you and ur thoughts.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Will any parent suggest their kids to follow Kamal's life. No. He is undesirable human. Only he is begging for his political survival which will never happen

Anonymous 2 months ago

Getting old......senility

Anonymous 2 months ago

This is not ignorent or slip of tongue. This is planned, calibrated effort by the syndicates of so called intellectuals ,artists progressive people whose aim is to defame India as well as Hindu community

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal fame started detoriating

Anonymous 2 months ago

Any actor from Kamal Hasan to Modi will always appear the idiot that he is if he wings it like Janayudhat Raoul Vinci Kaul Datttrreya Khan unless he is scripted by a good script writer. What the fans bought was the script delivery!

Anonymous 2 months ago

Tamil people are very wise people. How come this idiot kamal is tolerated all along. Kick him out of TN. He even called hindu terrorism.

Anonymous 2 months ago

The sanghi-bhakts have found another reason to divert the attention of the public away from real issues.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Don't give undue importance to Kamal, as he is venturing into politics and want cheap publicity.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamala Hasan is band wagon of DMK. He is an Nastik. By mistake he is an Hindu. He is alive because he is in chennai.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Being a vaishnavite and a musician shame on Kamal to pass a comment on Thyagaiah ji

Anonymous 2 months ago

Being a vaishnavite and a musician shame on Kamal to pass a comment on Thyagaiah ji

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal is a curse for Tamil Nadu. He should have ran away by now from Tamil Nadu.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Billions know and love Kamal Hassan all over the world. Only a handful of brahmins know Thiagaraja. He has all the qualities and rights to comment.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Few years later this person will fade away from the memory of people

Anonymous 2 months ago

He has no right to attack Hindus faith and defame any Hindu methodology. If he has guts let him comment on Christian or Muslim. All are taking advantage of Hindus because of their tolerance .

Anonymous 2 months ago

Billions know Kamal Hassan because he still lives. Thyagaraja lives ages ago.and other than Brahmins around the world, Hindus and many foreigners also know.and respect him since I am one among them. For your kind information

Anonymous 2 months ago

Quantity is more in animals than human beings. So can we conclude animals have to rule the world ?

Anonymous 2 months ago

I don't like

Anonymous 2 months ago

Cheap and vulgar way to gain publicity

Anonymous 2 months ago

I wonder why people waste precious print and visual media time on people who are frustrated and pathetically craving attention He is surviving now only with the aid he gets for converting people. ignore and show him the place he belongs. the gutter.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This star is losing his popularity day by day due to his irresponsible actions and statements. This very star got his stardom by playing , dancing roles based on Carnatic Music. Surprising that he has sunk to low levels.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Does Mr.KH have spine to badmouth other religions in the country??? Definitely not... he is a shame of India... if he wants people to reckon him for the kind of art he gave, he better be silent... he is on par with pappu there, in terms of intelligence

Anonymous 2 months ago

In Tamil Nadu you can insult any Hindu god insult Hindu religion and get away with it since the state is being ruled by dravidians.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal in order to become a political leader he indulged in insulting the greatest persons of the society as he respect them while he was acting cinema. What he gained Kamal means a good actor and also social reformer. But now while seeing him as a politician he is too bacha in politics. Just remarking hindus or gods is a common subject for politicians. Even he will not be elected as a MLA in upcoming vidhana sabha election.

Anonymous 2 months ago

A mad man.big brother of Rahul Gandhi in speaking no one can understand what he says.but acts as if he is a masters in everything.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Truth is always bitter. Who wants bitter , sweetness is preferred even if it is lies. It's easy to talk things like to hear , only the brave and knowledgeable will venture to the truth zone.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is gradually losing his fame what he gained as an actor. He deserves so as no respect to the elders. Now he is rotten one.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamala Hassans comments are like cursing sun( I have not used correct words here) Kamal has fallen to such depths no body can reque him.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He has demeaned an ardent devotee, saint and God will not spare him.God will accept ang forgive if he is abused, but will not tolerate insult to his devotee

Anonymous 2 months ago

Saturn is now residing in Kamalahasan' tongue. So he will speak like this only.

Anonymous 2 months ago

The conversation between two atheists..Does Mr. Kamala Hasan have a spine to make such derogatory comments about any other religion other than Hinduism. What else can we expect from such a person who has nil values in life. Saint Thyagaraja lives in millions and millions of our souls till date and shall.continie to live. What about you Mr. Kamal. Who will remember you once you leave this planet. Is this not a matter for you to ponder upon. Before opening your mouth to talk any rubbish please pause and think that you are not eternal in this world like Saint Thyagaraja Swami..

Anonymous 2 months ago

Only you know everything like Kamalhasan.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal Hassan is not a Christian. He follows the teachings of prophets from different religions. He is an atheist. That's it. So shut up if you don't know something. Don't spread lies.

Anonymous 2 months ago

both are christians not athiest

Anonymous 2 months ago

Going by the logic, Kamalahasan and entire cinema world lives on the alms from general public. The community depends on each other and this guy talking nonsense aspires to become leader in Tamil Nadu. He will possibly soon beg before the public at the election eve and he will then understand difference between service and beggery.

Anonymous 2 months ago

His talks are rubbish ,un pardonable , not worth to comment, he needs extreme punishment only to set an examples to his followers

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is such a useless n arrogant fellow. Moreover he is morally corrupt. What else we can expect from him. Nowadays as he entered gutter(politics) he started Hindu abuse to garner votes.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Another foot in the mouth case. The rascal needs to be reminded of the number of edits made to Viswaroopam prior to release, for fear of life. Saint didn't care for his life

Anonymous 2 months ago

KH is a good actor period. He is a very bad individual. Unless a person acquires humility as he goes older, he has to be shunned as a total waste.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal Haasan had lost his brain pl put him in mental hospital

Anonymous 2 months ago

KH unstable family life plus to create an importance or be in limelight makes him to come out with such rediculous comments.He is indirectly creating a dent in his family status.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Dr. Kamal always speek what you know. Dont think other people are foolish. Try to keep mum for a while in this lock down stressful period

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is a legend. If he wants to Express anything,he does it for his choice & right.It is not necessary that he has to get permission from others to write his own views.What he feels he Express it openly without thinking of people's reactions.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Who made him a legend.. he s cheap

Anonymous 2 months ago

Everyone is a begger then. Let him or anyone say something bad about you or your family and you appreciate that. We are free to express our opinion and so are we doing..Have guts to talk bad about other religions??

Anonymous 2 months ago

Apology! no meaning or value., To hurt fellings of millions, and to malign whole Hinduism severe punishment needed once_and_ for all.

Anonymous 2 months ago

The whole world knows that Kamal haasan is unrighteous and inhuman in every of his act.But nobody is discussing about the christian missionary broker at the receivers end.He continuously gets himself indulged in abusing hindu gods and culture.was that conservation instinctive.No,every word of that conservation must have been scripted before hand.So,this is the chance.we together have to file a petition against that Vijay Sethupathi to stop all his cruel future acts against Tamil Hindus.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Yes Sir....They get millions and millions of money from Christian missionary and as you said everything is scripted!

Anonymous 2 months ago

Being in look out for cheap publicity & with no worthwhile contribution to make in these troubled times, the moron does everything to split communities & keep alive age old brahmin hatredness instead of bringing all together for common good of society.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Ignore this fellow

Anonymous 2 months ago

KH is a worthless nothing compared to the great swamy. Do not expect anything better from a Hindu hater.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This totally immoral person talks only nonsense ever since he entered politics. He does not know anything about Hinduism and our heritage. He should be ignored.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Why don't you engage in a personal one to one discussion with KH

Anonymous 2 months ago

He thinks that he knows everything. He knows only nonsense. He also knows how to do dirty things which are against the human living. Can’t explain further. R. Sambasiva Rao

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is begging for girls to hvqve an affairs with him. This filthy mouth person should stop throwing words like this. Thayagarajar is an icon of music world. He decided his fate. He thinks anything talk about hindustan he gets popularity. He wants to make vijay sethupathi happy. God teach them a lesson

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal Hassan seems to be growing senile by the day! You may be a good actor but that does not qualify you to comment expertly on all the things under the sun!! He is just trying to be in the currency for one reason or the other. Let anyone do what they want or like! It's their style. Will Kamal Hassan change his hair style just because someone doesn't like it the way it is???? No! If he so wanted to be the harbinger of change, he should have done it years back taking social cause as his vocation!! It's time he retired as people are getting sick and tired of his stupid comments.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Saint Thyagaraja was such a talented man that he could have easily become a court musician and earned lots of wealth. But he rejected that option and chose to take the path of Bhakti and live purely by offerings of devotees. This Kamal with his half baked understanding of our tradition, foolishly calls it begging. If that be so, all of us are beggars and specially Kamal right now is begging for a place in politics. He begged earlier by using his talent of acting and dancing, in exactly opposite spirit of Thyagaraja. His idiotic comments should get exactly what they deserve - consigning to dust bin and forgetting about it. I request Sri Palghat Ramprasad not to go ahead with his petition and make idiots into great men. Where is Thyagaraja and where is Kamal? Does he have even the eligibility to apologize?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Arrogant Kamala Hasan should be booked under Goondas Act.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This Kamala Hassan is thinking as if he is a genius. But other than acting, he is a big zero, having half-baked knowledge in anything. He can't become a leader, at any cost.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is an idiot not worth of replying a man who cannot keep his wife happy what he is worth he should be chappaled he thinks too much of himself as a politician he will get punishment from lord rama for degrading thayagayya dont waste ur time in replying him he will get his punishment

Anonymous 2 months ago

After two hundred years one person will be born to say that 200 years back there was one Kamal Hassan who was begging by doing comedy on the films. He is one person who cannot be reformed. Bad mouthed fellow. The community should ignore him totally.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Learn about Bangalore nagarathinammal daughter of puttalakshmi ammal of Mysore and dome of tyagarajar and his life than comment on it.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He has lost his sense of thinking and his only objective is to gain some cheap popularity and survive in politics with some typical blabour on subjects close to people's heart. Time he retires from active politics and settled down and leads a peaceful life without spoiling his name and fame earned from his film world.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Neglect him he has gone mad

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is uneducated and brainless character. He has no depth of knowledge & even doesn't know what to talk. He will make himself a fool in politics and lose his name and & fame soon.

Anonymous 2 months ago

CAN YOU EVER STRAIGHTEN A DOG'S TAIL?

Anonymous 2 months ago

Everone are wise in there own thought , what is the propose of carry so much of bitterness to your soul , in end times you don't taking with you

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal may be an ace actor but yet he is a dud. What more can you expect from a school drop out.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He thinks too much of himself and doesn't know media ethics. A great lyricist and composercarnatic music Sri. Thyagarajar has a left a legacy to us. When they become popular they think they can speak anything.

Anonymous 2 months ago

He has gone mad. Politics makes these guys go crazy. Movie guys should stick to what they do. Surely the country can run without jokers like Kamal and Rajinikanth. In these tough times, the least these guys can do is keep their mouths shut leave alone helping the community. Crisis reveals character.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Kamal has lost his focus.A devil incarnate,who lost his identity as a great innovative actor for his political goals.I would quote Mahatma.Dont see Evil,speak evil,Hear Evil.He his partisan in his comments.May lord Jesus bless him.Amen

Anonymous 2 months ago

Good actor. But, bad example to people especially for youth. An atheist. A womaniser. Seeking cheap publicity for his party. I think is very pro-BJP.

Anonymous 2 months ago

I think he is pro commie

Anonymous 2 months ago

Let us not waste our time. Kamal has the habit of making sarcatic & unwanted comments on any subject he touches. So it is apparent that he doesn't know anything before he opens his mouth. We have a trump card called "vote". Make use of the same

Anonymous 2 months ago

He is a perverted scholar after gaining fame.

Anonymous 2 months ago

In his life LORD RAMA,MATHA SITA, Lakshmana, Bharatha, Chatrrha along with Anjeneya Swamy visited his home which is there in his life Story facts only for his BHAKTHI. That is why his name is THYGA BRAHMAM. What else he has to prove. This was happened just within range of 200 years. Anybody can ask about this to his grand grand children. We will give importance to Cinema Actor with no moral in his life in any form

Anonymous 2 months ago

Muttal

Anonymous 2 months ago

Please remember how his resting was! A devadas, the good soul and heart, came from Bangalore came and spent all her wealth and raised money through music and dance for builting the saint's dome. Where were these people!!!

Anonymous 2 months ago

Now tn knows he just criticize everything and everyone and gain cheap political mileage. He will not do anything but he will be the first to criticize. He is a useless junk

Anonymous 2 months ago

Why do People go for his Cinemas ? Boycott them. Do they have guts ? Then boycott his Cinemas.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This man , sometime doesn't know what he talk.Let him restrict his activities only to acting

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