The screening of Danush starrer ‘Uthamaputhiran,' was disrupted in many cinema halls in Salem district on Thursday following an agitation by the members of various Kongu outfits.

They staged demonstrations in front of the cinema halls that screened the Tamil film claiming that it had a few objectionable remarks against their caste. A few people tore down its bill boards and posters and disrupted the screening of the film by barging into the theatres at many places.

Police strengthened the security around these theatres.

- Special Correspondent

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