Director cum actor Parthiban who is awaiting for the release of his upcoming film Ponniyin Selvan”, in his recent appearance with the crew, uttered the title of Dhanush’s “Naane Varuven” in a way of reacting to the decision made by the makers to clash with the magnum opus by releasing a day before. Later, the filmmaker revealed that he uttered the film’s title to promote it too and he is a huge fan of Selva and Dhanush.
Team “Ponniyin Selvan” was actively promoting the movie by attending press meets and meeting fans till the last day before the release. In a recent event that saw the presence of all the stars of the film, director Parthiban, started his speech saying “Naane Varuven, I came to this event saying Naane Varuven”
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As soon as the director uttered the title of Dhanush’s film, reporters erupted in laughter and even few of his fellow starts giggled. “Nane Varuven” got released on Thursday, a day before the release of “Ponniyin Selvan”.
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Nane varuvaen parthiban speech 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/VmgplZzv00
— DHINESH KUMAR (@dhinvijaymsd) September 29, 2022
While few fans believed that Parthiban made such comment in a lighter note as he would always do during his stage speeches, many said that the actor is trolling “Naane Varuven” for clashing with “Ponniyin Selvan” which is believed to become a pride of Tamil cinema.
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— ⚡JOHN REESE ⚡ᴶᴬᴵᴸᴱᴿ (@JohnReese07) September 29, 2022
I honestly wouldn’t mind if Naane Varuvean turns out to be a better movie than PS1 just for this sort of arrogance.
I really hope Selva delivers a really strong film this time to show that it is ok for two big films to come out the same time https://t.co/PhdEAOWUDn
— Bazinga! (@Sukimochi7) September 29, 2022
— Hari Asylum 🗿 Dwight’s Mose (@Friday56580240) September 29, 2022
— 𝗧𝗛𝗔𝗬𝗔 (@ThayaVJMSD) September 29, 2022
— ரைட்டு (@ImUltimate2) September 29, 2022
However, in his next video, Parthiban clarified that he started his speech saying “Nane Varuven” to denote his interest in participating in the star studded event and also said that he is a huge fan of Selvaraghavan and Dhanush. “I said the title name to advertise that film too. Reporters laughed. “I don’t know, they might twist it and make interesting headlines” the actor cum filmmaker said.
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— Samuel Dfc (@samuel_dfc) September 29, 2022