Tamil Actor Vishal Alleges Corruption for Mark Antony Film Certificate
Vishal said that it is fine to show corruption on the silver screen, but it should not happen in real life at government offices.
Leading Tamil actor Vishal has alleged corruption at the Mumbai office of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). In a tweeted video on Thursday (September 28), the actor explained that he had to pay a bribe of Rs. 6.5 lakh to get the CBFC certificate for the Hindi version of his film Mark Antony.
Vishal said that it is fine to show corruption on the silver screen, but it should not happen in real life at government offices. “Never faced this situation ever in my career. My hard earned money is gone for corruption,” Vishal said in his video message.
He appealed to the chief minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde and the prime minister of India Narendra Modi to take notice of this incident. It is learnt that the government has ordered an investigation.
#Corruption being shown on silver screen is fine. But not in real life. Cant digest. Especially in govt offices. And even worse happening in #CBFC Mumbai office. Had to pay 6.5 lacs for my film #MarkAntonyHindi version. 2 transactions. 3 Lakhs for screening and 3.5 Lakhs for… pic.twitter.com/3pc2RzKF6l
— Vishal (@VishalKOfficial) September 28, 2023
Photo: Screenshot from Vishal Video