Case against Suriya song for spreading caste hatred

Chennai: The Madras High Court has directed Dharmapuri police to consider filing a case against a song in Suriya-starrer Soorarai Pottru

for allegedly spreading caste hatred.

A petition was filed by one Karthik from Dharmapuri alleging that the song ‘Mannurunda Mela…’ alleging it speaks bad of castes in Tamilnadu and it may lead to communal tension.

The petitioner wanted the movie to be banned till 2022.

Soorarai Pottru

will release on Amazon Prime Video on 30 October. The movie is directed by Sudha Kongara, who had also directed the Madhavan-Ritika Singh starrer Irudhi Suttru


The movie is said to be inspired by the life of retired army veteran Captain GR Gopinath, who founded the low-cost airline Air Deccan.