Thalaivaa crew, who had announced to go on hunger strike, demanding the release of the movie in Tamil Nadu is in trouble again. The latest buzz says that the Tamil Nadu Police department has denied the permission for the moviemakers to go on hunger strike in the Chennai city.
On August 16, Thalaivaa director AL Vijay and producer
Chandraprakash Jain has sought permission from City police to
oblige the crew to go on hunger strike in Chennai.
In his statement, Senior Police official said that the crew had
sought permission for holding a one day protest in any place in the
city either on August 16 or 17, and we have denied
It is said that Tamil actor Vijay had decided to go on hunger
strike demanding the intervention of Tamil Nadu government to
smoothen Thalaivaa's relase in Tamil Nadu.
Thalaivaa has already released worldwide, on August 9,
expect in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Sources also said that the
crew would go on hunger strike once they get permission from
On August 7, just two days before Thalaivaa release,
theatre owners in Chennai were threatened by a Student Union, named
as Oppressed Students Revolutionary Force. Following which they
stopped the advance booking and decided not to release the movie
without government support.
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Notice For Movie Makers
Thalaivaa's crew received a notice from Chennai City
Civil Court, on the grounds of the petition filed by SKR Karnan, in
which he claimed that Thalaivaa has depicted Tamil leaders, in the
SKR Karnan claimed that the story is based on the life of
grandfather SS Kandaswamy and father SSK Ramaswamy who lived in
Affected Thalaivaa Box Office
These two controversies made the movie to stall its release in
Tamil Nadu, which was expected to be a major setback for the Box
Thalaivaa Pirated DVDs From Other States
Talking about the issue, movie bosses said that the ban on the
film has resulted in the circulation of pirated DVDs of the movie
from other states.
Crew Working Hard For Release
The crew has sought an appointment with Tamil Nadu Chief
Minister Jayalalithaa to resolve the issue, and also working hard
to remove the links of the movie uploaded on net.
Actor Vijay Said
Talking about Thalaivaa issue, Ilayathalapathy Vijay
has requested his fans to inform police if they witness anybody
selling pirated DVDs or CDs of Thalaivaa.
Now Thalaivaa makers are not permitted to go hunger
strike too. Day by day Thalaivaa's release issue is