Bigg Boss Tamil: Hindu outfit members stage protest near Kamal Haasan’s house in Chennai, detained

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CHENNAI: Police detained at least 20 activists of the Hindu Adiradipadai (Hindu rapid action force) when they staged a demonstration in front of Tamil actor Kamal Haasan‘s house on the Eldams Road in Chennai to protest against the Bigg Boss television reality show he is hosting.The Hindu Adiradipadai alleged that the Bigg Boss reality show being aired by a Tamil TV channel portrayed women in The Hindu Adiradipadai alleged that the Bigg Boss reality show being aired by a Tamil TV channel portrayed women in bad light and had tarnished Tamil culture.

A team of protesters led by Hindu Adiradipadai state secretary Raja Guru gathered near the actor’s house in Teynampet. They raised slogans against Kamal and the reality show.

A number of police personnel had already been deployed near his house as the police had prior information about the Hindu outfit’s move to hold a demonstration. The Teynampet police detained around 20 protesters in a community hall at Alwarpet.

Police personnel were deployed near Kamal Haasan’s house in Chennai (TOI photo by R Ramesh Shankar)
On Wednesday, the Hindu Makkal Katchi registered a complaint with the Chennai police commissioner stating that Big Boss was airing “obscene content.” The complaint petition said that the show was “demeaning” to the Tamil culture and demanded the arrest of Hassan along with the show’s contestants.
On Wednesday evening, Kamal held a press meet and defended the show. “What is so objectionable about the content in Bigg Boss that is against Tamil culture,” he asked.

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