Actor Vijay Sethupathi is one of the most celebrated actors in recent times. His talent and versatility as an actor are undeniable! His fans adore him, and many celebrities have expressed their interest to work with him.

To see a man held in such regard in the industry attacked on Twitter is pretty shocking. The hashtag #ShameOnVijaySethupathi has been trending in the Twittersphere, and many of his fans are enraged. But, why?

Vijay Sethupathi has signed up to portray a famous Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan in a biopic directed by MS Sripathy. The motion poster was just released, and netizens are angry with his decision to take up the role.

Many recalled the tragic events of the civil war that rocked Sri Lanka in the past and resulted in the deaths of thousands of Tamilians. Even director Seenu Ramasamy voiced out his concern and requested the actor to reconsider the role.

With many tweets flooding the space opposing Vijay Sethupathi's association with the film, there are also a few speaking in favor of the actor. It's his job after all and he's not harming anyone by taking up a biopic.

Well, what's your take on this? Let us know in the comments!

Source: India Today
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