Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of the Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 on the cricketer’s request. In a statement, Muralitharan said that doing the film would cause harm to Sethupathi’s career, and therefore he has asked the actor to quit the project. He also mentioned that the producers will be recasting the role and that the biopic will soon be available for his fans and general audience.
Sethupathi shared Muralitharan’s statement on Twitter and wrote, “Thank you and goodbye.”
நன்றி.. வணக்கம் 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/PMCPBDEgAC
— VijaySethupathi (@VijaySethuOffl) October 19, 2020