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Malaysia lifts ban on controversial spy thriller `Vishwaroopam`

Malaysian authorities today lifted the ban on Tamil movie `Vishwaroopam`, much to the delight of ethnic Indians in the country.

Feb 19, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’: Demand for ban on films should be challenged, says Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan today said demanding ban on films is becoming a trend, which should be challenged, and he is sure people will do it.

Feb 10, 2013, 08:38 AM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’ row: Centre forms Committee to review Cinema Act

In the wake of row over Kamal Hasan`s movie ‘Vishwaroopam’, the Centre today set up a judicial committee to have a relook at the Cinematograph Act to make it more robust and ensure that movies do not get stuck after clearances by the film certification board.

Feb 04, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

`Vishwaroop` fares average, mints Rs.7.66 crore on weekend

The Hindi version of actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan`s ‘Vishwaroopam’ hit the screens Feb 1 amid controversies and the espionage thriller, made at Rs.95 crore, grossed approximately Rs.7.66 crore in its opening weekend.

Feb 04, 2013, 19:23 PM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’: Kamal Haasan withdraws petition against ban; film releasing on Feb 7

As a result of the five-hour-long tripartite meeting on Saturday, the two-week ban on Kamal Haasan’s ‘Vishwaroopam’ has now been lifted and the actor has withdrawn his petition from the Madras High Court on Monday.

Feb 04, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

Kamal Haasan, Muslim groups reach truce; ‘Vishwaroopam’ likely to release next week

An agreement was reached between Kamal Haasan and the ‘offended’ Muslim community paving the way for the movie to be released across Tamil Nadu next week at the earliest.

Feb 03, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Tripartite meet to resolve issues set for today

Kamal Haasan is reportedly set to be a part of the proposed tripartite talks on Saturday in a bid to get past the ‘Vishwaroopam’ ban issue.

Feb 02, 2013, 10:22 AM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: What was the hullabaloo all about?

‘Vishwaroop’ does not throw poor light on any faith even remotely.

Feb 01, 2013, 20:09 PM IST

Formal talks on `Vishwaroopam` to be held today evening

Chandra Haasan and leaders of Muslim organisations are likely to meet formally in the evening in a bid to end the ban on the film ‘Vishwaroopam’.

Feb 01, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

Amidst controversies, Kamal Haasan releases ‘Vishwaroop’

Amidst the controversies that surround Kamal Haasan’s ‘Vishwaroopam’, the Hindi version of the same film titled ‘Vishwaroop’ releases today.

Feb 01, 2013, 09:38 AM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’: Have lost up to 60 crores, says Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan revealed on Thursday that he has lost between 30-60 crores because of the ban on his controversial bilingual release ‘Vishwaroopam’.

Jan 31, 2013, 20:09 PM IST

Allow Vishwaroopam screening: Malaysia`s ethnic Indian party

Haasan`s film was removed from local cinemas a day after its release following a directive from the home ministry.

Jan 31, 2013, 17:21 PM IST

Nothing personal against Kamal Haasan, says Jayalalithaa

With the 'Vishwaroopam' controversy getting murkier by the day, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa broke her silence on the matter on Thursday and justified the ban on the Kamal Haasan starrer.

Jan 31, 2013, 14:26 PM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Centre takes on TN govt, mulls amending Cinematograph Act

The Information and Broadcasting Minister, Manish Tewari has expressed his views on the ban being re-imposed on Kamal Haasan’s spy-thriller ‘Vishwaroopam’ by the Madras High Court.

Jan 31, 2013, 12:23 PM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’: Talks are on; will not move SC, says Kamal Haasan

Stating that talks are still on to end the deadlock, Kamal Haasan on Thursday decided that he would not move the Supreme Court to challenge Madras High courts decision to stay ban on his film ‘Vishwaroopam’.

Jan 31, 2013, 12:23 PM IST

Film fraternity slams ban on 'Vishwaroopam'

Actors, movie makers and other members of the film fraternity Wednesday reacted strongly to the ban imposed by the Tamil Nadu government on Kamal Hassan`s controversial film ‘Vishwaroopam’.

Jan 31, 2013, 11:44 AM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’: Salman Khan supports Kamal Haasan

Amidst the din surrounding Kamal Haasan’s most ambitious project ‘Vishwaroopam’, Salman Khan has expressed solidarity to the thespian in his own way.

Jan 31, 2013, 10:01 AM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’: SC appeal only after HC verdict on Feb 6, says Kamal Haasan’s brother

Contrary to earlier reports, Kamal Haasan will not be lodging an appeal with the Supreme Court right away.

Jan 30, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

‘Vishwaroopam’ ban: Don’t agitate, says Kamal Haasan to fans

A visibly sad Kamal Haasan addressed reporters to communicate his message across to his fans after the Madras High Court re-imposed the ban on his film ‘Vishwaroopam’ Wednesday afternoon.

Jan 30, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

Wanting ‘dhoti-clad PM’ caused Vishwaroopam ban?

M. Karunanidhi Wednesday wondered whether the Tamil Nadu government`s ban on Kamal Haasan`s movie "Vishwaroopam" was because the actor wanted a dhoti-clad Tamilian as prime minister.

Jan 30, 2013, 19:02 PM IST