Don't Arrest 'Sarkar' Director Till November 27: High Court To Police

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It also said that no viewer was offended by what they saw.

The Madras High Court Friday restrained police from arresting director of Tamil film 'Sarkar' AR Murugadoss till November 27 on complaints related to some scenes opposed by the ruling AIADMK in the state.

Since the beginning "Sarkar" is surrounded by sea of controversies. The orders were passed following an anticipatory bail application moved by him apprehending arrest by the Central Crime Branch police. A scene where a mixer grinder was being burnt has been deleted. "So the issue has come to an end", Raju said.

"We believe they (Sarkar team) have realised that they have hurt people's sentiments and have come forward to remove the scenes.it is welcome".

The 2 scenes that have been agreed to be removed include removing of the name "Komalavalli", which AIADMK claims is the birth name of J Jayalalithaa.

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She even threw in a #friendshipneverends for good measure. "Nothing has changed, I've always been Granny Spice with biscuits in my handbags", she said.

"The protests will not continue", he said.

AIADMK has alleged that scenes in the movie criticise previous Tamil Nadu Government of J Jayalalithaa.

AR Murugadoss directed "Sarkar", a political thriller, hit the screens on Tuesday.

"We have nothing to do with the film or Vijay", he said, even as he described the star as a 'dear friend'. "I strongly- condemn this act", the superstar tweeted in Tamil.

On Thursday, the AIADMK was up in arms against "Sarkar" with senior state ministers demanding deletion of the contentious scenes, besides threatening to initiate legal action if the film crew failed to comply. Now, as the makers of the film Sun Pictures Tweeted, police have been at the director's home to arrest him. Head of the Tamil Nadu Theatres Association Abirami Ramanathan confirmed to TNM about the cuts carried out in the movie.

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