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Will Kattappa Apologize To Kannadigas And Make Smoother Way For Bahubali 2?
Will Bahubali 2 release in the state of Karnatak? This is the big question of the hour. Read on to know more..
Written by: Mayur Javali
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Well, Bahubali 2 is all geared up to hit screens on 28th April
worldwide and fans are equally pumped up to grab their first set of
tickets to watch the magnum opus and to find out answer to the most
sought after question, "Why Katappa Killed Bahubali" ?
However, the scenario seems to be different in Karnataka as some
activists from certain social outfits and members of social media
have raised objection for the movie's release in Karnataka. The
reason for the protest against the movie is none other than
Katappa. No, it's not Katappa, the character but instead Satyaraj,
the actor who has portrayed Katappa character.
The incident in question happened close to a decade ago. During
the time of Hogenakkal protest, actor Satyaraj is said to have
allegedly made some remarks against the Kanadigas and a social
activist, Vatal Nagaraj.
Though the incident happened nearly a decade ago, and that
Satyaraj had acted in over a dozen of movies which were released in
Bangalore, including the first part of Bahubali, the
protesters in Karnataka were not much aware of the 62-year old
With Bahubali raising the fame of Satyaraj in the form
of Katappa, the social outfits in the state want an open apology
from Satyaraj to Kannadigas and Vatal Nagaraj.
This protest might result in some initial hiccups for the
Bahubali2 for its release in Karnataka as the
distributors and film producers are confident that the movie would
make a cool business of somewhere between 40-50 Cr share in the
Karnataka circuit itself.
40-50Cr distributor is quite an amount and it is sure that
neither the makers nor the distributors would take any chances with
the movie's prospects in Karnataka.
So, will the producers or distributors of the movie hold
amicable talks with the Rakshana Vedike and other social outfits
who are protesting against the movie seeking Satyaraj's apology or
will they request the Amaidhi Padai actor to tender a soft
apology and clear the air in a harmonious manner?
Only time needs to tell and the time is not too far. All eyes are
set on April 28, which is the release day of the movie.