With the Day 2 reports for his recent bi-lingual release ‘Sarkar’ announcing its entry into the 100-crore club, director A R Murugadoss and his camp are expectedly very happy. The dubbed version in Telugu, as of now, has no competition till the next week, also drew good openings in the two Telugu states.
A R Murugadoss
However, the uncomfortably close depiction of Dravidian politics, with both the Tamil political parties brought minutely under the scanner for its style of governance must have been a calculated risk for the producers, the formidable Sun Pictures. Speaking to the local media, a few days prior to the film getting released worldwide, the director had admitted plainly: ‘I would like to categorically say one thing. If Jayalalitha madam had been alive, I would not have readied up such a story.