According to sources, Vijay's recent series of flops have made the theatres to play safe by opting other movies. It is also said that Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners' Association (TNTOA), who had demanded Vijay to compensate 35% of the loss of his 50th film Sura, has also decided to boycott the movie until he pays a portion of the loss amount.
They have issued red card against the actor and urged theatres not to screen his film, says a source. It may be recalled that the actor along with South Indian Film Artistes Association, president Sarath Kumar and the TNTOA had a meeting regarding the reimbursement. But the meetings went in vain as it could not draw any conclusion.
However, Sakthi Chidambaram, who has acquired the distribution right of the film, denied the reports and said that the movie will hit the release in 400 theatres.
Vijay's upcoming movie Kaavalan is in trouble as the cinema theatres are showing interest towards other releases like Aadukalam,Engeyum Kadhal and Siruthai. It is said that the movie has got only 70 theatres for Pongal release.