Mohanlal is one such actor who never shies away from giving his views and opinions about social issues. He usually writes down his opinion on his blog, focusing on one or the other social issues, in each month
Many of the Mollywood celebrities had remained tight lipped on the new order of Supreme Court, which made it madatory to play National Anthem in the theatres. Certain celebrities like Vineeth Sreenivasan, Maniyanpilla Raju etc., did come out to express their views. Mohanlal is the latest Mollywood celebrity who has expressed his opinion on the same.
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Mohanlal has come out in support of the decision of the Supreme Court. The actor opened up about this during a special interview given to Manorama News.
According to him, playing National Anthem in the theatres is something which sholudn't be opposed by anyone and is something which shouldn't made into a controversy. He also added that, such a custom could even be considered as a respect that we are showing towards cinema.
In fact, in the recently concluded IFFK 2016, certain section of audiences did protest by not standing up while the National Anthem was played in the theatres and they were taken in to custody for showing disrespect towards the National Anthem.