Protests Against Aashiq Abu-Prithviraj movie 'Variyamkunnan' Intensify
A large scale cyber war has begun after the announcement of 'Variyamkunnan', an upcoming Malayalam movie by Aashiq Abu- Prithviraj based on Malabar rebellion ahead of its 100th anniversary that falls on 2021. The upcoming movie revolves around the life of Variyamkunnath Kunjahammed Haji, who led the rebellion. The movie was subjected to cyber attack by Sangh Parivar members. The movie made headlines when filmmaker PT Kunju Muhammed announced his upcoming movie which deals with a similar theme. Filmmaker Ali Akbar is also planning to a make a film on the same topic.