Muttiah Muralitharan: Vijay Sethupathi withdraws from Muttiah Muralitharan biopic ‘800’ | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Actor Vijay Sethupathi has withdrawn from “800,” a biopic deliberate on Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan.
“Nandri. Vanakkam,” the actor tweeted on Monday night, in line with a remark from the Sri Lankan cricketer who had asked Vijay Sethupathi to withdraw from the movie preserving the latter’s movie occupation in thoughts.
“Nandri Vanakkam – signifies that the whole lot has come to an finish,” Vijay Sethupathi mentioned, when he visited the place of abode of Tamil Nadu leader minister Edappadi Okay Palaniswami to condole the demise of the CM’s mom. He presented floral tributes to the portrait of leader minister’s mom Thavusayammal, who died ultimate week, and had a talk with Palaniswami.
Previous, Muralitharan mentioned he understood that Vijay Sethupathi used to be being pressurised by way of some sections to to not act within the movie. “Sensing that the effective actor’s long run movies too may just land in drawback, I’m soliciting for him to withdraw himself from this movie,” Muralitharan mentioned in a remark.
“The speculation at the back of the biopic used to be to offer a chance for younger cricketers to grasp my existence. I’ve triumph over many stumbling blocks in my cricketing occupation, and that is yet another. I will be able to triumph over this too. I’m positive the makers will quickly announce a brand new begin to the movie,” he mentioned within the remark.
A number of Dravidian outfits and others within the state had recommended Vijay Sethupathi to not play the function of Muralitharan within the movie because the cricketer had supported the Sinhalese throughout the civil conflict and had now not spoken up for Tamils.