Muralidharan requests Vijay Sethupathi to leave from biopic '800'

Murlidharan requests Vijay Sethupathi to leave from his biopic 800. The film is directed by M S Sripathy, Thr film is a biopic of legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muthiah Muralidaran which was starring Vijay Sethupathi as the lead character.

By Bandana Singh, Updated : Oct 19, 2020 16:52 IST
Muralidharan requests Vijay Sethupathi to leave from biopic '800'
Murlidharan issued a statement

Murlidharan requests Vijay Sethupathi to opt-out from his upcoming biopic '800'. The film is a biopic of legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muthiah Muralidaran in which Vijay Sethupathi is playing the lead character of the legendary spinner. 

Recently, Vijay Sethupathi released a statement on his social media requesting in which legendary cricketer Murlidharan is asking Vijay Sethupathi not to act in his upcoming biopic 800. The Twitter link is added as follow, you can read the statement from there;

The above statement says, "I am releasing this statement since there is a lot of controversy in Tamil Nadu around my biopic 800. I am aware of the flak Vijay Sethuapthi has been receiving for signing my biopic. There are people who have a wrong understanding of my views who are behind Vijay Sethupathi. I don’t want one of the best actors in Tamil Nadu to go through this. Also, fearing the consequences Vijay Sethupathi could face for signing the film in future, I request him to opt out of the film."

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The cricketer do not want Vijay Sethupathi to suffer from the consequences as he says he is one of the best actors in Tamil Nadu. Through this statement, he wants to tell that he has suffered from many obstacles in life but he will overcome this. 

"The makers of the film have told me they will come out with an announcement on the film soon, I would be helping them in all the ways I can. I would like to thank the press, media channels, politicians, Kollywood actors, Vijay Sethupathi fans and Tamil people for supporting me during this time", the actor says. 

The cricketer wanted his biopic to inspire young cricketers who can learn from his journey but rather than it has become a controversy in Tamil Nadu. He also says he will be getting an announcement soon on his upcoming biopic 800. The legendary cricketer thanks his fans, Tamil people, politicians, Kollywood actors, and all the press media channels who are supporting him during this tough time.