The four-month title drama of Thuppakki and Kallathuppakki
has finally come to an end with both the parties deciding to have a
conditional compromise. The makers of Kallathuppakki have
withdrawn the case, thereby giving relief to the bosses of the
Sources said, "Thuppakki and Kallathuppakki
makers have now solved the issue. They have mutually agreed on
several terms and that made latter to withdraw the case. As a
result, Vijay's movie can retain the title, Thuppakki and
the film has cleared the hurdle."
Earlier, Ravi Devan, a former associate of Kamal Hassan,
approached the court and brought an interim injunction restraining
makers of Thuppakki from using the title and its logo in
June. The director had accused that he had registered the title
Kallathuppakki in the year 2009 and it was renewed every
As his film was on the verge of completion, if the title,
Thuppakki was given to them, then definitely the makers of
Kallathuppakki would be put to secure loss and hardship.
Having heard his plea, the court had quite a lot hearings on the
issue but delayed the judgement.
However, now that the case is withdrawn, Thuppakki
starring Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal can have the audio
release on October 11 and release the movie, which is directed by
Murugadoss, for Diwali.