Sathyaraj A.K.A. Katappa Apologises, Baahubali 2 Makers Sigh In Relief!


By BusinessofCinema News Network

It has almost been a decade to Sathyaraj’s comments over Cauvery water crisis. But some of the protestants in Karnataka who have now taken offense at his years old statement, are causing trouble in the release of the film, Baahubali: The Conclusion.

Sathyaraj who had played the role of Katappa in the first part of the film, had to come out apologizing. He said, “Nine years ago, I voiced my opinion during the Cauvery row. People in Karnataka burnt my effigies for my strong comments. I have got to know that what I had spoken during the Cauvery water crisis has created a lot of tension among the people of Karnataka. I am not against Kannadigas or Karnataka. The biggest example for this is that for the last 30 years my assistant has been Shekar who is a Kannadiga. I would like to apologise for the statement that I had made nine years back and would like to say that I am a small worker in Baahubali film and my comment should not affect the film. I appeal to Tamils to understand.”

Even the director of the film, SS Rajamouli had to come out requesting the protestants to keep the release of …read more