Dhanush’s Karnan sidesteps litigation by renaming Pandarathi Puranam song


Director Mari Selvaraj on Thursday said that Pandarathi Puranam song from his upcoming movie Karnan, starring Dhanush, shall be henceforth known as Manjanathi Puranam, thus sidestepping the litigation that might have an effect on the movie’s launch subsequent month.

“The immense love and support of the audience to my film Karnan makes me very happy. And the kind of respect and expectations that you have for me makes me want to be very responsible. I create every scene with great care and artistic sensibilities. And that is how I created Pandarathi Puranam,” Mari Selvaraj wrote in his assertion.

While Pandarathi shouldn’t be a part of the favored vocabulary, there appears to be a fantastic historic and emotional significance to it. After the song was launched a number of weeks in the past, a local of Madurai moved the Madurai High Court with a welfare petition looking for motion towards the song. In the petition, he has allegedly claimed that the song insulted sure communities in Tamil Nadu. He additionally wished a ban on the song and cease the movie’s launch till his considerations have been addressed correctly. According to reviews, primarily based on the petition, the court docket had ordered to ship authorized notices to the filmmakers, censor board and YouTube.

“To end all the debates and controversies around the song, we have decided to change the name Pandarathi to Manjanathi. You can call angels by any names. What difference does it make? Changing names will not change the way the angels shine,” he added.

The director additionally famous that the identify of the song has additionally been modified throughout numerous web platforms. And as per YouTube insurance policies, the brand new identify will replicate on the platform inside a few days.

This determination is prone to facilitate a easy launch of Karnan, which is due in cinemas on April 9. The movie additionally stars Rajisha Vijaya, Lakshmipriya Chandramouli, Gouri Kishen, Lal, and Yogi Babu within the supporting forged.


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