Represented by its president Santha Chidambaram, has moved the High Court seeking a writ to forbear the screening of the film. It sought a direction to the State government to take adequate measures for protecting the life and safety of the general public.
The organisation sought a direction to the Central Board of Film Certification to withdraw the certificate granted for the film. The organisation submitted that the film could trigger violence, social unrest and even riots. It would wound the feelings of the people in general and Hindus in particular.
All this means bad news for Dasavatharam. Unless the court gives a clean chit, the film release date will have to be postponed. Meanwhile a two member panel from the Madras High Court have watched the movie Dasavatharam in a special show yesterday and reported to the Judges about the religious connections of the film