A day after Baahubali 2 director SS Rajamouli issued a video commentary whereby he clarified that Sathyaraj’s comments which he made 9 years in the past on the Cauvery water dispute had no connection with the film or its crew, the actor has in some way apologised.
“i’ve got to seize that what I had spoken right through the Cauvery water primary difficulty has created numerous stress among the many many other folks of Karnataka. i am not in opposition to Kannadiga or Karnataka. the largest example for that is that for the final 30 years, my assistant has been Shekar who is a kannadiga. I want to apologise for the commentary that I had made nine years again and want to say that i am a small employee in Bahubali movie and my commentary must no longer have an effect on the film. I appeal to Tamils to remember,” he mentioned.
Actor Sathyaraj, who performs Katappa within the movie had allegedly made a controversial speech – which had anti-Kannada statements – right through the Cauvery row a while once more which didn’t go down neatly with many. The protesters including Kannada Rakshana Vedike had declared on Wednesday that they’d stall the Bahubali press meet that was once scheduled for Thursday. It has additionally been mentioned that they will additionally clutch a rally in opposition to the movie’s so much-awaited unencumber.
SS Rajamouli in a video commentary had mentioned, “irrespective of Sathyaraj has mentioned has no relation with the film or its crew. The comments had been made through Sathyaraj 9 years in the past. bearing in mind the truth that then many of his movies have launched, even Baahubali. I request all to beef up Baahubali 2 one of the simplest ways they did for segment one. we have now now informed Sathyaraj in regards to the scenario. we have now nothing to do in conjunction with his comments.”
whereas speaking to CNN-News18 on Wednesday, Praveen Shetty, President, Karnataka Rakshana Vedike demanded an apology from actor Sathyaraj. “Sathyaraj spoke towards Karnataka folks and the state Cauvery water issue. we’re stressful an apology from him, now not from others. He must come to Bangalore in entrance of media and the film chamber,” he had mentioned.
On being requested why they determined to stage the protest now, and now not all over the time the film used to be being launched, Shetty said, “We didn’t get the information earlier. We got the video after the discharge of the principle movie.”
Sara Govind, Head of Karnataka movie chamber too said that he doesn’t have a subject with Rajamouli’s magnum opus, on the other hand protest in opposition to Katappa’s feedback. “we’re no longer in opposition to the movie, instead we are in opposition to the actor Sathyaraj,” he had defined.
regarding Sathyaraj’s contentious speech, Govind said, “He spoke badly about Kannada folks. because of this we aren’t releasing the film in Karnataka. He has to come back to Bangalore and apologise in entrance of everyone. we’re protesting after seeing the video, which we got now.”’
in addition to the opposition in the course of the film chamber, professional-Kannada institutions also plan a state-vast bandh on April 28, the discharge day of Baahubali 2.