When Vishwaroopam got stuck with release date. Loads of actors came for his support. In which Vishal was included and spoke supporting Kamal. One of his comments was not appreciated by the sangam.
After the issues got settled, Sangam sent a notice to Vishal to explain his comment. For which, he sent a reply after 2 weeks and is awaiting for the decision from Sangam.
Vishal said “I only expressed my support to Kamal Sir like many actors and actresses did. What’s wrong in it…I hope the Sangam would support all the artistes without any bias. As Kamal Sir is a senior-most actor, I had expressed my views on Twitter like many other artistes had done. I didn’t criticize the Sangam’s members. We were all supporting Kamal Sir on the issue.”
“My only regret is that we never thought of convening the general council meeting or an emergency session of the Sangam to pass a resolution in favour of Kamal Haasan. I only aired my views in a democratic manner in the same way as many members have done in the past. We have been taking part in the CCL cricket tourney expecting nothing in return and providing the revenue to struggling artistes.”
In addition he mentioned “The Sangam didn’t do anything concrete in getting me the payment due vis-à-vis the release of my latest film Samar. I’m sure the Sangam would accept my explanation and allow young actors like me to function in a free manner”