In what could be a shocking development, Illayathalapathy
much-awaited Thalaivaa is not releasing in Chennai.
Some of the theaters have stopped advance booking.
With two days left for its release, Thalaivaa is having
a tough time as some anti-social elements have threatened to
ransack the theaters if released. Devi, Kasi, Mayajaal, Sangam,
Abirami and a few more theaters were allegedly threatened by the
After the advance booking process was stopped, Theater Owners
Association from Chennai and Chengalpet had a talk and decided not
to release Thalaivaa.
Sources said that Theatre Owner Association member had a meeting
in Chennai and sought the government support to release the movie.
They also asked government to provide police security for all the
cinema halls in Chennai and Chengalpet. Thalaivaa was
scheduled to release in more than 500 screens in Tamil Nadu
Now, the issue has become a nightmare for the team and they are
in a dilemma whether movie will be released or not. The Theatre
Owner Association has demanded police security and government
support for the movie release, without which the movie will not be