A Student Union, Oppressed Students Revolutionary Force threatened few theatres in Chennai on Wednesday, (Aug 7), following which the theatre owners decided to stop the advance booking process.
Thalaivaa, starring Vijay and Amala Paul in the lead role, produced by Chandraprakash Jain and directed by AL Vijay is scheduled to release on August 9.
Sources say that the income tax on the money invested by the distributor of the film Vendhar Movies has been evaded. Besides, the money has been earned by exploiting students of SRM group of educational institutions. Distributor company Vendhar Movies is owned by SRM Group which is one of the biggest educational institutions in Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu Theatre Owners Association (TTOA) member said, “Oppressed Students Revolutionary Force have threatened to resort to violence if the film is released in the state, we cannot take the issue lightly as Thalaivaa was scheduled to release in more 500 screens in State.”
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