Actor Raghava Lawrence is facing criticism for claiming the title “Makkal Superstar”, popularly associated with Rajinikanth. The title appeared along with his name in the opening credits of his latest release, Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva. However, Lawrence says he himself was surprised to see it there. Meanwhile, MSKS director Sai Ramani has issued an apology.

The 41-year-old actor said on Facebook that he does not deserve the title, as it belongs to Rajinikanth. Lawrence wrote, “The director had told me that he would spring me a big surprise in the movie. Today it was a huge surprise to see the title ‘Makkal Super Star’ in my name in the movie. I would like to state that I do not feel that I deserve this title and I can only say that there is and can only be one superstar and that is our Thalaivar Rajinikanth.”

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Lawrence also said that he wanted to be known as Kanmani Raghava Lawrence henceforth, as it his mother’s name.

The director of MSKS, Sai Ramani has now apologised. Ramani issued a press note saying, “Considering the helping nature and the humanity supporting activities of my hero Raghava Lawrence, I had used the title Makkal Superstar in the film. This was an outcome of our love and affection towards Lawrence which did not surprise him. He immediately called and reprimanded me. He had also invited media friends to convey that only Rajinikanth is World Superstar and that he does not need Makkal Superstar title. I seek apologies on this and also need some time to take this title off from the film”.

Motta Shiva Ketta Shiva also stars Nikki Galrani, Sathyaraj, Ashutosh Rana in pivotal roles.

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