Sri Lankan cricketer of Tamil origin Muttiah Muralitharan was a terror on the cricket field as he flummoxed international cricketers with his wrist-spinning off-breaks time and again.

But an attempt by his close family and friends to make him immemorial on celluloid with a biopic titled ‘800’ has not only forced the leading Test wicket-taker to run for cover but also landed an acclaimed and popular Tamil actor like Vijay Sethupathi in trouble.

It started on October 8, when the production team, comprising Movie Train Motion Pictures and Dar Motion Pictures, officially released the first-look poster that announced the biopic with Sethupathi to depict Muralitharan on screen. The actor too took to Twitter to make it official.

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