Kamal Haasan, Dhanush, Suriya rally together for Jallikattu

Thursday, 12 January 2017

The traditional bullfighting sport has played a huge role in Tamil cinema for a long time. The sport has been used as a metaphor to establish hero’s strength and courage.

With Pongal just four days away, the clamour for revoking the ban on Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu is growing louder by the minute. The celebrities of Kollywood have spoken out against the ban even as they unanimously agree that the bull-taming sport is part of Tamil cultural identity and it is crucial for the survival of the indigenous breed.

The traditional bullfighting sport has played a huge role in Tamil cinema for a long time. The sport has been used as a metaphor to establish hero’s strength and courage.

Actor Dhanush was the latest celebrity to lend his support to the pro-Jallikattu movement. “#Jallikattu is an integral element of the voice and identity of Tamilians. #ISupportJallikattu #WeNeedJallikattu #TamilCulture,” he posted on Twitter.

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