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Sarkar film controversy: Producer Sun Pictures accuses Tamil Nadu govt of indulging in violence, damaging property

The ruling state government has indulged in violence and damaged theatres for a few scenes of Sarkar film, Sun Pictures said in a statement today.

Nov 09, 2018, 22:16 PM IST

Sarkar film row: Madras court restrains Tamil Nadu Police from arresting AR Murugadoss

Murugadoss' film 'Sarkar' starring Vijay in the lead role, has got embroiled in a raging controversy over reported references to late former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa.

Nov 09, 2018, 17:08 PM IST

Sarkar row: Director AR Murugadoss moves Madras High court seeking anticipatory bail

The production house Sun Pictures backing the movie has not yet released a statement about the removal of the objectional content.

Nov 09, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Sarkar controversy: After protests, makers of Vijay starrer agree to remove objectionable scenes?

The production house Sun Pictures backing the movie has not yet released any official statement.

Nov 09, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

Rajinikanth condemns unlawful acts against Tamil film 'Sarkar'

Despite opening to mixed reviews and getting embroiled in controversies, 'Sarkar' managed to gross over Rs 100 crore in just two days at the box-office.


Nov 09, 2018, 07:13 AM IST

Cinema doesn't always recognise good work, says Kay Kay Menon

Menon says he felt the audience had started recognising him after the release of Ram Gopal Varma's 2005 blockbuster 'Sarkar'.

Jun 01, 2018, 21:17 PM IST

I regret all films with Amitabh Bachchan except for 'Sarkar' series: Ram Gopal Varma

Ram Gopal Varma has collaborated with Amitabh Bachchan on several films but the director says he regrets most of his cinematic outings with the megastar except for the "Sarkar" series.

Mar 02, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan begins shooting for 'Sarkar 3'

Amitabh Bachchan says the movie by maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is intriguing and unpredictable. 

Oct 19, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Ram Gopal Varma gears up for third part of 'Sarkar' saga

Ram Gopal Varma, who shifted to Hyderabad and made slew of Telugu films, is back here and is set to storm the box- office with ‘Sarkar’ franchise.

Sep 13, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan set to return as the 'angry man' in 'Sarkar 3'

Ram Gopal Varma will bring back the 'angry young man' of the 70s back in form. Yes! Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will reportedly be seen in the third installment of 'Sarkar 3' where he will be shown in an 'angry man' avatar.

Aug 22, 2016, 13:03 PM IST

Actors can do little to break away from stereotypes: Zakir Hussain

Actor Zakir Hussain feels an artist cannot do much to break free from stereotypes because of the cliche format of the film industry.

Jul 28, 2016, 13:58 PM IST

Couldn`t have made `Sarkar` without Balasaheb: Ram Gopal Varma

Ram Gopal Varma says ‘Sarkar’ and ‘Sarkar Raj’ would not have been possible without Bal Thackeray.

Nov 18, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

`Sarkar 3` on cards, sans Aishwarya

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has begun working on ‘Sarkar 3’ and clarifies that while Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan will reprise their roles, Aishwarya Rai won`t be part of the cast.

Apr 26, 2012, 08:12 AM IST