This article is from Jul 07, 2021

Another fake news spread relating Cinematography act. This time for Director Sennu Ramasamy!

Claim

Seenu Ramasamy Tweet : I will leave the film industry if the Union government does not ban the proposed Cinematography amendment bill. Many directors and actors like me will leave the industry if the amendment happens.

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Explanation

Many filmmakers have been protesting against the BJP government’s cinematography amendment bill, urging it to withdraw the bill.

In this context, a News 7 channel’s news card is viral on social media where the famous Tamil film director Seenu Ramasamy said regarding the cinematography amendment bill, “I will leave the film industry if the Central Government does not ban the cinematography amendment bill. Many directors and actors like me will leave the industry, “.

Tamil Nadu BJP treasurer SR Sekhar had posted the news clippings of comments made by the Tamil film industry regarding the cinematography amendment bill. In it, there was a above mentioned news card.

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What’s the truth?

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Seenu Ramasamy posted on his Twitter page on July 2, where he said, “There is a risk that a film will be banned if an already censored film is re-censored for political reasons.T herefore this “re-censoring” procedure should be removed from the Cinematography bill”

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While searching for Seenu Ramasamy’s post on News 7 Tamil channel, the news card quoted the exact same thing what Seenu Ramasamy said on his twitter.

This News 7 channel’s news card has been edited and it is going viral on social media. Even the director Seenu Ramasamy has mentioned one such post and confirmed that it was a fake one.

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In his twitter post he said ,” I have never posted a tweet like this. A request to the suspect who edited this fake tweet. I am not a politician. I am an artist. So there is no point in doing this.”

Regarding this controversial bill, actor Surya had tweeted, “Law is to protect freedom of expression … not to strangle its voice.” It is note worthy that even his tweet has been edited and rumoured it as “He will quit cinema if the bill is not withdrawn.”

Conclusion :

In our search, we came to know that the viral news card that claims the film director Seenu Ramasamy had said that he would leave the film industry if the Central Government did not ban the cinematography amendment bill was forged and edited.

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