The troubles for Thuppakki continues as the hearing of
Thuppakki title issue, scheduled in a Chennai civil court
on July 19, has been postponed again. The next hearing will be on
The movie was dragged to court by director Ravi Devan alleging
that the title and logo of the Vijay starrer movie share
resemblances to his movie Kallathuppakki, thereby bringing
an injunction order for the usage of Thuppakki title in
any form. Reacting to his petition, the court granted an injunction
till July 16.
The hearing on July 16 was postponed to July 19, after Kalaipuli
S Dhanu filed a counter affidavit denying the accusations made
against them and said that Thuppakki and
Kallathuppakki do not convey the same meaning and the
comparison should not be drawn between the titles.
"Thuppakki means a licensed weapon and
Kallathuppakki means an unlicensed weapon," he
However, the makers of Thuppakki are hoping for a
positive result on July 25, as the trailer launch function of the
movie has gone for a toss following this controversy. Vijay and
Aggarwal starrer movie, directed by AR
Murugadoss will hit the screens for Diwali.