Chennai: Following preliminary talks moderated by Tamil Nadu Home Secretary R. Rajagopal between Chandra Haasan, Kamal Haasan's brother, and the leaders of 24 Muslim organisations on Friday, both parties are likely to meet formally in the evening in a bid to end the ban on the film ‘Vishwaroopam’.
"Both parties have finished the first round of talks. They will meet formally around 6 p.m. to come to an amicable solution," a government source told IANS.
Both parties convened for the talks around 11:45 a.m.
After the meeting, sources indicated that the Muslim groups have suggested that nine minutes of the film must be cut, in order to reach an consensus.
On behalf of his brother, Chandra Haasan sat for the first round of talks in an attempt to sort out the controversies over the spy thriller 'Vishwaroopam'.
The effort has been taken to facilitate the release of the film in Tamil Nadu which is scheduled to hit the theatres across India on Friday. Actor Kamal Haasan is currently in Mumbai.
Both sides are likely to come an amicable agreement.
Muslim leaders met Tamil filmmaker Ameer Sultan and Chandra Haasan's production company Raj Kamal Films International Thursday.
"We've submitted letters to the government requesting it to oversee the talks between Raj Kamal Films International and (Muslim) leaders", Chandra Haasan said later Thursday.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa asserted that the government will facilitate the discussion.