Vijay's Thuppakki had invited troubles earlier when the posters of the film were released. Ilayathalapathy's smoking pictures had drawn sharp criticism from various quarters. Now, the film has landed in a fresh controversy over the usage of the title of the movie. An upcoming director has claimed that he registered Kalla Thuppakki title for his film a few years ago and using the similar title is against the rules of the Film Chamber.
Ravi Devan, a former associate of Kamal Hassan, has claimed that he registered Kalla Thuppakki way back in 2009 and since then he has been renewing it. Currently, his movie is in shooting stage and wants to release it this year itself. But as the Vijay's film title is similar to his film name, he wants the makers of Thuppakki to change its title, which could benefit both the movies and also avoids confusions. He also alleges that the first look has a resemblance with the first look of his film
He further adds that he has filed a complaint at Directors Union, Producers' Council and Film Chamber but nothing has helped his cause, as Vijay's father SA Chandrasekhar holds an important position in the Film Chamber, he has not got justice. However, he is taking the issue to court and ready to fight for the justice.