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Protesters detained after attempting to block 'Darbar' screening in Bengaluru

Police protection outside Narthaki Theatre in Bengaluru, where Rajinikanth's 'Darbar' is being screened.

Police protection outside Narthaki Theatre in Bengaluru, where Rajinikanth's 'Darbar' is being screened.   | Photo Credit: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

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They demanded that non-Kannada films should not be screened.

Members of a Kannada organisation, on Thursday morning, staged a protest in front of Narthaki Theatre opposing the release of Rajinikanth’s Tamil film, Darbar, which hit theatres on Thursday.

Protesters, who tried to barricade the theatre, demanded that non-Kannada films should not be screened and that the film be dubbed in Kannada.

“We will continue our protest because such non-Kannada films should not be allowed in Karnataka,” said a member of the organisation.

The police detained protesters who tried to lock up the theatre.

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Printable version | Jan 29, 2020 10:48:02 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/protesters-detained-after-attempting-to-block-darbar-screening-in-bengaluru/article30521335.ece

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