Vijay Sethupathi opts out of Muthaiah Muralitharan biopic 800

Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of Sri Lankan off-spinning legend Muthaiah Muralitharan’s biopic, titled 800, after the latter requested the actor to quit the project, saying that it will bring needless harm to his career.

The social media was abuzz with requests from users asking Vijay Sethupathi to quit the project saying that Muralitharan was a staunch supporter of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse, who played a crucial role in the genocide of Tamils in the region.

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