Regret To Have Made Hurtful Comments: Baahubali Actor Sathyaraj Apologizes

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By Koimoi.com Team

Actor Sathyaraj on Friday expressed the deepest regret over comments he made against Kannadigas nine years ago during the Cauvery row and appealed for the smooth release of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in Karnataka.

Over the last week, Pro-Kannada organisations have been protesting the release of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in Karnataka over Sathyaraj’s allegedly inflammatory comments.

Regret to have made hurtful comments: ‘Baahubali’ actor Sathyaraj

“Nine years ago, I voiced my opinion during the Cauvery row. People in Karnataka burnt my effigies for my strong comments. I have been told that my comments back then had hurt the sentiments of Kannadigas. I deeply regret to have made such comments,” Sathyaraj, reacting to the current state of affairs in Karnataka, said in a video statement.

He went on to add that he is not against Kannadigas.

“Even though I made those comments, I should clarify that I am not against the Kannada people. My assistant Sekhar, who has been with me for 30 years, is a Kannadiga. In the last nine years, nearly 30 of my films including Baahubali 1 had released in Karnataka. I was even offered roles in Kannada films, which I couldn’t take up due to lack of dates,” he …read more

Source:: koimoi.com

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