07 October 2022
The leader of Tamil Nadu’s Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) Seeman claimed that celebrated film director Vetrimaaran will work with him to create a movie about the life of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.
In a tweet on his social media account, Seeman said he would produce the movie whilst the acclaimed Vetrimaaran would direct it. The movie will reportedly look at the lives of both ancient Tamil ruler Raja Raja Cholan, as well as Prabhakaran.
Seeman’s statement comes after controversy following Vetrimaaran warned that Hindutva forces are attempting to appropriate Tamil identity and hit back at claims that Raja Raja Chola was a “Hindu king”.
Read more here: ‘If we miss, our identities will be taken from us’ – Vetrimaaran on how Tamil cinema must be political
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