Suriya's residence in Chennai gets police protection amid Jai Bhim row

Updated on Nov 17, 2021 09:51 PM IST  |  178.7K
   
Suriya's residence protection amid Jai Bhim row
Suriya's residence in Chennai gets police protection amid Jai Bhim row
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Suriya's Jai Bhim has landed in controversy as he received legal notice from Vanniyar Sangam along with his, banner, director and Amazon Prime Videos for tarnishing the image of their community. Following that, Suriya has been receiving a lot of threats over the controversy so he has got police protection for a few days.

As of now, five police officers are deployed with arms outside his residence in T Nagar, Chennai. Nagapattinam district secretary of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), Sithamalli Pazhani Saamy also announced a cash reward of Rs 1 lakh to those who attacked the actor.

The film has landed in controversy post its release despite receiving accolades from critics and audiences alike. The State president of the Vanniyar Sangam, Arulmozhi has issued a legal notice against the makers of the film for showing their community in a defamatory manner.  Apart from demanding public apology, the Sangam also demanded Rs 5 crore as damages. Following the notice, members of Vanniyar community issued open threats to Suriya. 

Also Read: Vetrimaaran supports Suriya over Jai Bhim Row: No one can be made feel lesser for doing the right thing

Jai Bhim is a thought-provoking story based on true events that happened in the 1990s in Tamil Nadu. Directed by TJ Gnanavel, the film tells the story of a landmark legal battle led by Sengani (based on Parvathi) and lawyer Chandru, when her husband Rajakannu, who belongs to the Irular tribe, is framed by the police in a false case.  It is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

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Anonymous : Even sorari pottri, hero shown as backward caste but in actually is a Brahmin..why can't govt erase casteism ,then reservation is based on caste again ,is that ok...Surya please answer..too many flaws ..what are u trying to portray...it shows that u hate Hindus .infact u and your family are communal
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Anonymous : Why villian name is changed, originally villian is a Christian but shown as hindu
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Anonymous : All the original names should have been changed..only villains name is changed to hurt the sentiments of a particular community..They have to apologize
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