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The News Minute | March 21, 2015 | 09.01 am IST After the reported loss incurred by distributors and exhibitors after the release of Lingaa, actor Rajinikanth and producer Rockline Venkatesh have agreed to handover compensation to the affected. According to The Hindu, the superstar has agreed to pay Rs 10 crore to the distributors and exhibitors while the original demand was Rs 33 crore. The affected parties had earlier threatened a begging protest in front of his Chennai residence, said the report. The Rs 10 crore returned is one-third of the total Rs 33 crore loss reportedly lost by distributors and exhibitors of the movie. According to Sarath Kumar, the money was returned by Rajinikanth purely on humanitarian grounds, according to the report.  Tweet Follow @thenewsminute

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