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Dasavathaaram: anti-Hindu case update

The case against Dasavathaaram by the self-proclaimed protectors of Hinduism came up for hearing last week and will continue on Tuesday, May 20. Director KS Ravikumar put forth his response refuting the allegations. Additionally, an official of the Censor Board too provided support.

News that came out indirectly is that the release date for the movie has not yet been fixed.

Read reports from The Hindu, Behindwoods, Thatstamil, Dinamalar and TamilCinema.com.

Meanwhile, the makers seem very confident of having the case dismissed.

[With inputs from Ananth]

[Picture courtesy: BehindWoods]

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  1. Krishnan says:

    Funny country this… Any stupid moron can file a lawsuit against a movie based on the flimsiest of claims and the movie producers won’t be able to do a thing. And finally when the court decides that the film is good according to their flawed standards and dismisses the lawsuit, the culprit, who filed the lawsuit in the first place, goes unpunished. In the mean time, he manages to screw up the release dates, spoil the party of millions of fans, waste tons of money and time, and worst of all, gains a lot of publicity.

    And these sick social activists say that it’s the film makers who need to be more responsible and more mature. LMFAO. This society is a joke.

  2. manju says:

    Well said Krishnan ! The law should punish the complainant considerably, only then, these stupid people will think twice before filing another case on another movie.

  3. randramble says:

    Case hearing postponed by one more week, after listening to response of Oscar Films. See reports in The Hindu and Dinamalar. [Via Ananth]

  4. Hearta says:

    “தசாவதாரம்” ஜூன் 6 ரிலீஸ் : ஆஸ்கார் ரவிச்சந்திரன் அறிவிப்பு

    Link
    http://www.adhikaalai.com/index.php?/en/%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%88%E0%AE%89%E0%AE%B2%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%AE%E0%AF%8D/%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%88-%E0%AE%9A%E0%AF%86%E0%AE%AF%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%B3%E0%AF%8D/%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%9A%E0%AE%BE%E0%AE%B5%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BE%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%AE%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%9C%E0%AF%82%E0%AE%A9%E0%AF%8D-6-%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B2%E0%AF%80%E0%AE%B8%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%86%E0%AE%B8%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%BE%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%B5%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%9A%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%9A%E0%AE%A8%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%A9%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%85%E0%AE%B1%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B5%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%AA%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%AA%E0%AF%81

    ஜூன் 6-ம் தேதி `தசாவதாரம்’ ரிலீஸ்

    link:
    http://tamil.in.msn.com/entertainment/articles/article.aspx?cp-documentid=1410205
    http://tamil.in.msn.com/entertainment/articles/article.aspx?cp-documentid=1410205&imageindex=2

    “குண்டர்கள் சட்டத்தின் கீழ் கைது செய்யுங்கள்” ஆஸ்கார் ரவிச்சந்திரன்

    Link: http://www.adhikaalai.com/index.php?/en/%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%88%E0%AE%89%E0%AE%B2%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%AE%E0%AF%8D/%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%88-%E0%AE%9A%E0%AF%86%E0%AE%AF%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%B3%E0%AF%8D/%E0%AE%95%E0%AF%81%E0%AE%A3%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%9F%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%B3%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%9A%E0%AE%9F%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%9F%E0%AE%A4%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%A9%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%95%E0%AF%80%E0%AE%B4%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%95%E0%AF%88%E0%AE%A4%E0%AF%81-%E0%AE%9A%E0%AF%86%E0%AE%AF%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%AF%E0%AF%81%E0%AE%99%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%B3%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%86%E0%AE%B8%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%95%E0%AE%BE%E0%AE%B0%E0%AF%8D-%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%B5%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%9A%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%9A%E0%AE%A8%E0%AF%8D%E0%AE%A4%E0%AE%BF%E0%AE%B0%E0%AE%A9%E0%AF%8D

    தசாவதாரம் - தயாரிப்பாளர் பதில் மனு!
    link: http://tamil.webdunia.com/entertainment/film/featuresorarticles/0805/21/1080521054_1.htm

    Punish them under Goondas Act,
    http://www.behindwoods.com/tamil-movie-news-1/may-08-03/dasavatharam-21-05-08.html

    http://www.kollywoodtoday.com/news/dasavatharam-producer-and-goondas-act/

  5. randramble says:

    Case judgement on May 29

  6. gopi says:

    show the fans of rajni kanth the opinion poll conducted by rediff though rajni kanth is a phenomenon at tamil nadu box office comparing him kamal hassan has the wide area in india itself and abroad thats why a record 60 prints are for the us and 70 prints for malaysia and 25 prints for the war torn srilanka itself we know how the srilankans are encouraged to see ‘anbe sivam’.and forbidden to see ‘baba’.by a world reknowned organisation there.kamal acted as a main stream hero in 5 languages and given super hits in all of them no need for discuss about his box office credentials as i have many friends who are in the industry i know how much even a flop kamal movie collect worldwide.

  7. Hearta says:

    கமல் நடித்த ‘தசாவதாரம்’ சினிமா மீது வழக்கு : ஐகோர்ட் நாளை உத்தரவு
    link: http://dinamalar.com/kutramnewsdetail.asp?News_id=649&cls=row3&ncat=TN

  8. randramble says:

    More from Behindwoods, Adhikaalai.com and News Today… [via Ananth]

  9. Gajen says:

    Gopi,

    You are right.Kanal Hassan’s movies are hugely popular here in Sri Lanka.Anbe Sivam, Guna and Mahanadhi all did very well here.I simply do not know why these so called ‘fans’ of Rajnikanth have burst onto the scene suddenly.If they do not like Kamal Haasan, so be it.Why post utter rubbish here and waste all our time?

  10. Chris Johnson says:

    Dear everyone,
    I just wanted to point out, for the record,that there is a difference between the Swami Govinda Ramanuja dasa in India and Govinda Ramanuja dasa in America. They might have the same name and Religion, but,They are two totally different people.
    I personally know the Govinda Ramanuja dasa in America and he is a non-political, highly Spiritual-Godly person. The things that the commentor “mythbasher” said about the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa is very harsh and untrue. the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa is not at all “Madcap” or crazy like mythbuster portrays him. But, the total opposite. I have know the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa for a number of years, and he is a very sane, thoughtful, highly intellegent, loving, caring and Highly Godly person. Who has helped many people, wheither Spiritually-Religiously, financially or other-wise. He has many friends that would vouch for what I said. The only thing you can say about the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa, while he was on Wikipedia, he was try to stop the mis-information, dominance and cult slant that certain ISKCON/Hare Krishna editors have done on most of the Hindu related articles on Wikipedia, by defending his conserns and opposition with Shruti or the original scriptures of India; the four Vedas, the main Upanishads, the Laws of Manu, the Vedanta sutra…Which ISKCON does not follow and is critical of. For a time he was successful against their spreading of their cult ideas and fantasies on Wikipedia, but, retired from editoring amist the collective opposition of ISKCON editors and their supporters in marring any thing related to hindu articles with ISKCON cult ideas. As for the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa being a “madcap member of two dozen nutcase organizations and secret societies” as mythbasher said, before becoming a Vaishnava, the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa, was involved in a number of western Spiritual organizations for many years, that werent at all…nutcases. But, for him, these groups paved a Spiritual road for him to become a VERY devoted Scriptural-following Vaishnava and follower of the Sanatana Dharma. From what the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa said to me, he WAS a high level Freemason and a high level Rosicrusian, and he proved it to me by showing his certificates and deplomas. He said that all the spiritual things that he learned from these groups help him in intuitively understanding and following Shastra/Shruti. Before becoming Hindu/Vaishnava, he practiced and studied Jewish Kabbalah, Gnosticism,Buddhism and many other paths and Spiritual disciplines that helped him in his dharmic practices as a strict Vaishnava/Hindu now. As a friend of the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa, his knowledge and understanding of the Vedas and almost every thing dealing with Godly matters…is incredible! like I said, the american Govinda Ramanuja dasa is a caring, extraordinary, helpful, sane friend to all and Non-political and Very Godly and Spiritual. I hope that this clears up any confusion in this matter

  11. smitha says:

    It is an open secret that kamal is anti hindu. he does not have the guts to critcise any other religion.

  12. sakshi says:

    Krishnan , who so ever kept your name krishnan is definitely a moron, for your information movies influences people a lot and when u portray a culture in a bad light which is completely devoid of truth will create more people like you who suffered from inferiority complex …and if you have guts ask your favorite actor to portray muslims like that ..and the result will be a fatwa and not a court case

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