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Muslim viewers praise ‘Vishwaroopam’

New Delhi: A day after Hindi version of Kamal Haasan’s ‘Vishwaroop’ hit the screen across the northern India, Muslim viewers from Jammu and Kashmir praised the movie saying that there is nothing objectionable in the film.

Viewers from Jammu admired the work done by Kamal Haasan saying that the film maker didn’t insult Islam. Haasan enhanced the glory of Indian Muslim community, they added.

The audiences from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh also appreciated the movie after it got released amid high security on Friday. The viewers said that they found nothing in the movie which could hurt the religious sentiments of Muslim community. ‘Vishwaroop’ portrays the real picture of terrorism, they added.

Shoaib and Rubina, viewers from Ahmedabad, termed the protest as ‘unreasonable’. They said nothingwrong has been depicted in the movie. Muslim viewers from Rajasthan also expressed similar views on it.

In Jammu and Kashmir, ‘Vishwaroop’ has been released in Audi-1, 2 and Hari theatres amid high security. No one condemned the movie after watching it.

The Hindi version of ‘Vishwaroopam’ has been released in over 50 theaters and multiplexes in various cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot.

The Tamil and Telugu versions of "Vishwaroopam", which deals with the adversities of war, were scheduled to release on January 25.

The movie ran into a controversy when some Muslim groups alleged that the film hurts the religious sentiments of the Muslim community.

The Madras High Court set aside a single Judge's interim order staying the ban.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on January 31 justified the ban. Jayalalithaa said she has no "personal grudge" against Hassan or "personal interest" in the ban, a day after the actor threatened to take self-imposed exile in a secular place in the country, excluding Tamil Nadu, or overseas.

JPN/Agencies

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