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The pro-Tiger terrorist elements in Tamil Nadu have filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking the ban of Bollywood Hindi movie “Madras Cafe”. The movie is a political thriller set against the backdrop of the assassination of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and is scheduled to be released worldwide Aug. 23.
The film has been titled as Madras Café since it is said that the plot to assassinate the Indian Prime Minister was hatched in a café in Madras.
The film, set in India and Sri Lanka, is a political spy thriller set against backdrop of the Sri Lankan civil war. Vikram Singh the main character of the film played by actor John Abraham is an Indian Army special officer who is appointed by the intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) to conduct covert operations in Sri Lanka shortly after Indian Peace Keeping Force was forced to withdraw. As he journeys to Sri Lanka, with the intention of disrupting a rebel group, he discovers the larger issue. There he meets a British journalist Jaya, (acted by Nargis Fakhri) who wants to reveal the truth about the civil war, and in the process he uncovers a conspiracy.
The 5.9 million U.S.Dollar Hindi film has been directed by Shoojit Sircar. (niz)