This week we saw directors defend their movie, actor grace the cover of a magazine, reveal their first looks, also saw I-T officials raid a certain celebrity’s office. All sorts of things happened this week. Now the next two weeks are going to be only about Baahubali and the release of the Conclusion. While we all await the movie eagerly, let’s give you a lowdown of all that happened this week.
SS Rajamouli slams Baahubali ban in Karnataka – While the movie is set for a world-wide release on 28th April in 6500 screens, unfortunately Baahubali won’t see the light of day in Karnataka, courtesy Sathyaraj aka Kattappa. Owing to his alleged derogatory statement over the Cauvery issue, Kannada organisations have decided to not allow the film to release in Karnataka. However, SS Rajamouli has defended the movie and slammed ban in a recent interview with Bollywoodlife – he thing is – “The comment was made nine years ago, so many of his films released, at least 30 of his films released during this time, Baahubali Part 1 released. There was no objection at that time. It (the ban) is suddenly out of the blue. My thing is that – we are in no way connected with the issue. it’s a very sensitive issue. We don’t know what to talk about that issue, whether our speaking will pacify the matter or instigate the matter in some other way. We don’t know whether keeping quiet is the right thing or talking out is the right thing. We are in a confused state. Main thing is – we are in no way concerned with his statement. Sathya is not the director of the film, not the producer of the film, not the main hero of the film, Turning the anger on Sathyaraj towards Baahubali somehow is not right. we feel it’s not right”