The most realistic, visually shocking and emotionally numbing full-length movie on 1921 Hindu genocide which had so far been whitewashed as the Moplah riots or anti-British riots or anti-landlord riots – Puzha Muthal Puzha Vare (River to River) in Malayalam – written, directed and produced by Ali Akbar who has since changed his name to Ramasimhan along with adopting Sanatan Dharma has been big success ever since it was released in more then 80 theatres across Kerala.
The movie went through a very laborious and challenging process due to the subject and the conspiracy of maintaining the whitewash including the declaration of the key perpetrator Variamkunnathu Kunjahammad Haji as a Freedom Fighter! Thereby justifying the genocide of Hindus in Malabar.
Ramasimhan faced extreme difficulties with the censor board, including the demand for removing almost all scenes that were historically correct including eye-witness accounts. He stood up against it by going to the High Court. Favorable order obtained; but the malcontents tried to put a spoke in the wheel. Ramasimhan wrote to the Prime Minister that he is left with no choice but to start a satyagraha in front of the censor board office. The movie was finally issued clearance following intervention by the highest office of India.
He has found solace in common people who have been funding, supporting and working for him selflessly. The project is a people’s movement led by Ramasimhan who seeks to do his bit to bring some solace to the hundreds of murdered souls at the hands of his ancestors. Thereby, doing his Dharma which he calls – Mama Dharma. And extolling the Sanatana Dharmiks and all those who believe in Dharma to do the same in their own way.
An extraordinary movement is ongoing in Kerala and will soon be spreading across India and the world. Hope and pray it finds the support of well wishers and dharmiks in its struggle.
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