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With You, Without You pulled out from Chennai after protests

Protests by several Tamil associations forces PVR Directopr's Rare to pull down the Sri Lankan film that is based on the short story The Meek One by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

regional movies Updated: Jun 22, 2014 15:06 IST
With You Without You
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Critically acclaimed Sri Lankan film

With You, Without You

by filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage was pulled out from screens on Saturday following protests and threats from Tamil fringe groups.

The film released in select cities in the country via PVR Director's Rare on Friday.



"We will have to discontinue #WithYouWithoutYou with immediate effect in Chennai due to protests/threats from local Tamil associations. Sorry (sic)," posted Shiladitya Bora, who manages PVR Director's Rare, on his Twitter page on Saturday.





With You, Without You, about two characters who accidentally collide in the post-war Sri Lanka, features Shyam Fernando and National Award winning Indian actress Anjali Patil in the lead roles.



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The story of With You, Without You is based on the short story The Meek One by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky.