Chennai, please support Madras Cafe: John Abraham

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 09:29

Mumbai: Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham Wednesday urged "all of Chennai" to support the release of his film `Madras Cafe`, which Tamil activists have denounced as "anti-Tamil".

"I would like to urge all of Chennai to support `Madras Cafe` as a film and release it as it is a credible film made with a lot of heart and it gives audiences something novel to be entertained about," John said in a statement.

The movie, directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by John, is said to be on the Sri Lankan civil war that ended in 2009.

The `Madras Cafe` team had to face the ire of Tamil activist groups such as Naam Tamizhar and MDMK, who sought a ban on the film contending that it portrays LTTE cadres as terrorists.

John has said he won`t give in to "bullying tactics".

IANS



First Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 09:29

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