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Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 07:22 AM IST

Baahubali actor Sathyaraj expresses regret for remarks made during Cauvery dispute

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Chennai : Actor Sathyaraj on Friday expressed the deepest regret over comments he made against Kannadigas nine years ago during the Cauvery row and appealed for the smooth release of “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” in Karnataka.

Over the last week, Pro-Kannada organisations have been protesting the release of “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion” in Karnataka over Sathyaraj’s allegedly inflammatory comments.

“Nine years ago, I voiced my opinion during the Cauvery row. People in Karnataka burnt my effigies for my strong comments. I have been told that my comments back then had hurt the sentiments of Kannadigas. I deeply regret to have made such comments,” Sathyaraj, reacting to the current state of affairs in Karnataka, said in a video statement.

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He went on to add that he is not against Kannadigas..–IANS

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Published on: Saturday, April 22, 2017, 08:28 AM IST
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