Aravind’s ‘Thelivuppathaiyin Neesa Thooram (TNT)’, on moviewud, investigates the 1998 Coimbatore bomb blasts with a sincerity that overcomes its shortcomings

Posted on July 29, 2021


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Thelivuppathaiyin Neesa Thooram (TNT),  directed by Aravind, has become controversial. Anandha Vikatan and News Minute reported that the film was rejected by both the Central Board of Film Certification and the Revising Committee. Why? There are few possible reasons.  TNT is a political and investigative thriller that attempts to unearth the conspiracies that resulted in the 1997 communal riots in Coimbatore, which resulted in the death of 18 Muslims. According to the film’s timeline, it all began with the murder of a police constable. And the aftermath of a riot led to the 1998 bomb blasts in Coimbatore which left a lot more people injured and dead. The rift that was created between Hindus and Muslims in Coimbatore continues to this day. 

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