Prithviraj Sukumaran apologizes to parents of differently-abled children for hurting their feelings
- Prithviraj Sukumaran apologizes to the parents of differently abled children
- He landed into a controversy over a dialogue used in the movie
- The movie was released on July 7
Earlier today, (July 10) the Malayalam star took to the social media platform and shared a long note written in Malayalam and apologized to the parents of differently-abled children for his dialogue. He penned down, “Sorry. It was a mistake. We acknowledge and accept it.”
The dialogue was an exchange between Kuruvachan and Joseph Candy (essayed by Vivek Oberoi) where he reportedly said, “It is a mistake of parents when a child is born deformed.” However, in the apology statement the director also mentioned that, “When writing such a dialogue, when the screenwriter mentioned it, and when our hero prepares for the scene, I didn’t think about aspect of it either. The truth is, I want to show the cruelty of the villain and his actions.
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Coming back to the film, Kaduva is a high-octane action thriller film which is set in the 90s and hit the box office on July 7. However, the film is being claimed as a mass action entertainer and has earned Rs 15 cr so far. Being a pan-India movie, Kaduva was released in Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi simultaneously.