Popular Tamil-Telugu star-actor Vishal Krishna’s new film Ayogya which is a remake of the Telugu hit Temper has been controversial from the moment its first poster showing the leading man as a cop with a beer bottle in his hand, made its appearance.
Tamil politicians were quick to jump at the “gross violation of Khaki conduct.”
But Vishal remained unfazed as he shot through a series of dangerous action scenes over the months, each bolder than what we’ve seen Jr NTR do in the original film, Temper and Ranveer Singh did in the recent Hindi remake, Simmba.
And now the fast-paced, slick and suave trailer is not without controversy. When submitted for censor certification the trailer was pulled up for a dialogue condemning the current law and order situation in India. Says Vishal, “We were asked to remove a dialogue. We’ve removed the dialogue for the theatrical versions of the trailer. The dialogue is very much there in the digital version of the video.”
Vishal feels films that question the Establishment and the status quo must be made for change and progress to happen in society.
“Ayogya not only examines the glaring loopholes in the legal system it also takes up the issue of justice for rape victims. I am not saying all my films will have a socio-political message. But I find it difficult now to use cinema only to provide timepass entertainment,” says the Pandem Kodi star....