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Rajapaksa didn’t secretly finance ‘Madras Cafe’: John Abraham


6 August 2013 07:10 am - 16     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Actor John Abraham has refuted rumours that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa secretly invested in his upcoming political spy-thriller Madras Cafe.

"It's not true that Rajapaksa secretly financed my film. Viacom 18 Motion Pictures is the producer of my film. They would feel bad about these rumours and therefore I'm clarifying again that it has not been secretly financed by anyone other than my producers," said John.

"We have been very logical about our budget. We have kept the budget very low. We have not been extravagant with the budget. Our agenda was to tell a story and we have concentrated on only that," he added.

Madras Cafe, based on true events about a covert operation conducted in Sri Lanka in the late 1990s, has been directed by Shoojit Sircar. (IANS)

  Comments - 16

  • Labby Tuesday, 06 August 2013 07:50 AM

    How much was he paid to make this statement ?

    lkboy Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:00 AM

    see these TN fellows can't stand a 'true' story.

    lkboy Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:00 AM

    see these TN fellows can't stand a TRUE story.

    Modaya Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:09 AM

    No smoke would emit without fire. Something fishy!

    LonwaboTsotsobe Tuesday, 06 August 2013 08:55 AM

    what is fishy is the fish stolen by TN Fisherman.

    Thomas Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:00 AM

    What is wrong if Rajapake financed the movie production.
    It is business as usual

    gon rala Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:08 AM

    If it is fishy go & fish with JayaLalitha bit.. in pee-nadu sea

    Game Kolla Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:20 AM

    Something smells fishy....

    Wimal_Modawansa Tuesday, 06 August 2013 09:34 AM

    Yes .Not secretly but,openly.

    Sam Tuesday, 06 August 2013 10:16 AM

    Fantastic movie...compared to stupid TN movies

    Grace Tuesday, 06 August 2013 11:23 AM

    Now more people are interested to watch the movie because of the publicity given by the media.

    Ram UK Tuesday, 06 August 2013 12:37 PM

    thanks for you opinion move on ....

    Ceylonese Wednesday, 07 August 2013 01:33 AM

    The Bollywood film industry is the largest film industry in the world and makes twice as many films as the Hollywood film industry every year and exports to many countries subtitled in many languages. It is a multi-million dollar industry and doesn't need any help from outside sources like the President Mahinda Rajapakse to invest in the making of the film.

    Sakthivel Wednesday, 07 August 2013 09:31 AM

    Fantastic movie ??? How ??? movie not yet released !!!

    mvw Wednesday, 07 August 2013 04:22 PM

    really !!!!!!

    mvw Wednesday, 07 August 2013 04:22 PM

    really !!!!!!!!!!!

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