Kamal Haasan's controversial film Vishwaroopam has crossed the 100 crore mark and the actor in conversation with NDTV says, he is indebted to his fans who have showed their love and support, and it may be difficult to get out of financial losses but he will never be able to pay back the debt of love.
Actor Kamal Haasan thanked fellow Tamil superstar Rajinikanth for standing by him during the row over Vishwaroopam by arranging a screening of the film at Rajinikanth's home in Chennai this evening. Kamal Haasan did not watch his film with Rajinikanth. Instead, he attended a separate screening for other celebrities.
Actor-director Kamal Haasan has agreed to 'mute' seven scenes in his movie Vishwaroopam that Muslim groups have found objectionable. This follows a five-hour meeting between Mr Haasan, government officials, and representatives of Muslim groups in Chennai.
An ambitious Kamal Hassan hoped Vishwaroopam would easily cross the Rs 150-crore mark within weeks of its release all over. But the controversy surrounding the film has led to huge losses for the actor-director.
The nationwide furore over her government's ban on Kamal Haasan's mega production Vishwaroopam forced the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to defend the move with some detailed math today, saying she had no other option.
Kamal Haasan's spy-thriller Vishwaroopam may just have a happy ending after all. In Chennai, the chief minister J Jayalalithaa ardently defended a two-week ban on the movie imposed by the government but suggested the terms for a compromise.
An impassioned Kamal Haasan spoke out at the way he has been treated, saying it is clear Tamil Nadu doesn't want him. The Tamil superstar said he had mortgaged all properties for his Rs 100-crore movie, Vishwaroopam, and that he and his movie had been caught in a political game.
After losing a court battle to have the ban on his film Vishwaroopman rescinded, actor Kamal Haasan appeared on the terrace of his office and told hundreds of fans gathered there to stay calm. "I am struggling for justice," he said, "don't give in to anger."
Telugu superstar Nagarjuna talks to NDTV about the controversy surrounding Kamal Haasan's film Vishwaroopam and being an ardent fan of the actor, he says that Kamal Haasan could never affect communal harmony through his films.