The B-town's handsome hunk, John Abraham is reported to be travelling to Chennai today to launch the trailer of the Tamil version of 'Madras Cafe'. The political thriller dubbed in Tamil will see its release on the 23rd August.
Confirming the news director Shoojit Sircar said, "Yes we will be dubbing Madras Cafe in Tamil since John and I wanted to ensure better reach to our South audiences. John will be in Chennai to launch the trailer. This makes us very happy as the milieu of the film is set there."
While the film is a fictional account of a subject, it touches upon true events that took place between the late 80's and early 90's.
Said a source, "John is taking personal interest to ensure that the dubbing takes place smoothly. He wants to ensure that the film receives a warm reception in Tamil Nadu and across the world. While there was several speculation on vested interests demanding for the film to be banned, the makers of Madras Cafe have reiterated that in no way does the content of the film look to offend anyone's sentiments and look forward to the south audiences enjoying the film".
Added Sircar, "As a conscious citizen, I know how sensitive the issue is. The film is entirely an unbiased perspective".
Presented by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and JA Entertainment and produced by Rising Sun Films and JA Entertainment, 'Madras Cafe' is scheduled to release 23rd August 2013.