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Kamal feels sorry for riding a bike without helmet

Sunday, June 21, 2015 • Tamil Comments
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Kamal Haasan feels "sorry" for riding a bike in his forthcoming Tamil thriller "Papanasam" without a helmet, but says it`s common sense to wear one when one steps out on a bike. "We shouldn`t have shot the bike scenes without a helmet, and I`m sorry for it," Kamal says.

A poster featuring a helmet-less Kamal riding a moped along with co-stars Gauthami, Nivetha Thomas and Esther, has received a little flak from audiences, especially after the Tamil Nadu government made it mandatory to wear helmets all those who got on a bike.

"We shot the bike scenes long back, but that`s not much of an excuse. We should`ve definitely thought of using a helmet. But I think it`s common sense to wear a helmet when you step on a bike, just like you wear slippers while getting out," he said.

Directed by Jeethu Joseph, "Papanasam" is the remake of Malayalam hit Drishyam. It is slated for release on July 3.

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