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* Critically acclaimed Sri Lankan movie pulled out from Chennai due to protests
Sun, Jun 22, 2014, 07:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 22, Colombo: A critically acclaimed Sri Lankan film was pulled out from screens in Chennai on Saturday following protests and threats from Tamil groups in the Tamil Nadu state.

The movie Oba Nathuwa Obe Ekka (With You, Without You) directed by renowned cinematographer Prasanna Vithanage was released Friday in theaters of PVR Director's Rare cinema network in select cities in India.

"We will have to discontinue #WithYouWithoutYou with immediate effect in Chennai due to protests/threats from local Tamil associations. Sorry (sic)," Head of PVR Director's Rare Shiladitya Bora Saturday.

The movie set, in post war Sri Lanka, tells the story of a couple, a Sinhala man, ex-soldier and a Tamil woman.

With You, Without You features Indian actress Anjali Patil with Shyam Fernando, Wasantha Moragoda and Maheshwarie Ratnam. Anjali Patil who acted the main role of the movie received the Silver Peacock Award for Best Actress at International Film Festival of India in Goa in November 2012.

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