The film helmed by Nelson Venkatesan was released in theatres on Friday
SR Prabhu; a poster of Farhana
Director Nelson Venkatesan's Farhana, which hit screens on Friday, has opened to decent reviews from moviegoers and critics alike. Starring Aishwarya Rajesh in the titular role, it features Jithan Ramesh, Kitty, Anumol and Aishwarya Dutta in pivotal roles. Selvaraghavan essays a cameo in the movie which has music by Justin Prabhakaran.
The film was in the news before its release when a religious outfit expressed concerns about portraying Muslims in it. However, makers issued a clarification, asserting that the movie doesn't have any scenes or dialogues which hurt the sentiments of any community.
A Twitter user today came up with a post from his page appreciating Farhana. He was all praise of Ramesh's character and suggested that he should take up similar characters which offer scope for acting. The film's producer SR Prabhu immediately replied to it and slyly took a dig at him for posting the screenshot taken from a pirated version.
He jokingly appreciated his generous heart for appreciating the movie despite not watching the movie in theatres. Prabhu also added the hashtag #SayNoToPiracy in his reply tweet.
Another person then commented on Prabhu's tweet and asked him about the policies they have resorted to in combating piracy links that are rampant on platforms like Telegram. The producer attached the Twitter address of "MassBunk Antipiracy" which takes action against plagiarized prints available on digital world.
Farhana revolves around a call centre employee hailing from a conservative family. She befriends a stranger after which she lands in trouble, making her professional and personal lives topsy-turvy. How she deals with it smartly forms the rest of the story.