Ilayathalapathy Vijay starrer Thalaivaa released worldwide, except in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, last week. Now the producer Chandra Prakash Jain has requested the intervention of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha to help the film's release in these two places.
Sources said that the actor Vijay will be fasting to divert the
Tamil Nadu government attention to sort out the issue on
Thalaivaa's release. It's been a week that the movie
released across the world expect in Tamil Nadu. It is also said
Vijay's fasting will continue for two more days. The actor has
sought an appointment with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, to sort out
Director AL Vijay and producer Chandraprakash Jain has seeked
Chennai City Commissioner permission for actor Vijay fasting on the
Thalaivaa's release issue.
Talking about the release Thalaivaa producer
Chnadraprakash Jain said, "We have sought an appointment with the
Chief Minister of the state. We are waiting to meet her and discuss
the issue in detail. I have already incurred huge loss due to the
delay. A further delay means heavy losses."
Two days before its scheduled release on Aug 9,
Thalaivaa was stalled from being released when a political
outfit issued bomb threats to theatre owners.
Sources said that the theatre owners from Chennai had said that
they have booked their theaters for other movies this week, and it
is impossible for them to release Thalaivaa. So, the movie
is likely to release next week, on August 23.
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Thalaivaa Producer Said
Thalaivaa is not a political film. I have said this
several times and I'm repeating it again. We are hoping the film
releases soon. I'm sure our honourable CM will help us in this
regard and facilitate a smooth release of our film
Thalaivaa is the story of a common man who is forced to
take the law into his hands to protect a small section of Tamilians
living in Dharavi, Mumbai, and according to those who have seen the
film, there is nothing controversial in it.
Thalaivaa In Piracy Red Light
Reportedly made on a budget of over Rs 70 crore, Thalaivaa has
garnered good response since its release in other states and
overseas.By releasing in other states and overseas markets, it has
led in making of pirated DVD's and CD's making its way to Tamil
Actor Vijay Requests
Actor Vijay has requested his fan's to inform police if they
witness anybody selling pirated DVD's or CD's of
Vijay To Talk With CM
Vijay has sought an appointment with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Jayalalitha to resolve the issue. The crew are also working hard to
remove the links of the movie uploaded on net.
Thalaivaa Expected To Release
Vijay fan's were anticipating the movie release on August 15,
Independence Day. Reportedly it is said that the movie is unlikely
to release this week.
Likely To Release On August 23
Talking to a regional portal, theatre owner from Chennai said,
"We have finalised our programming line-up for this weekend. I see
August 23 more likely for the release of
No Official Announcements
Whereas, there is no official announcement from the crew. After
Thalaivaa team meets Chief Minister, the release date of
the movie in Tamil Nadu will be announced.
Vijay Emotional Speech
Talking on the Thalaivaa release issue, Ilayathalapathy
Vijay made an emotional speech on Wednesday, August 14. Before its
release in Tamil Nadu, the movie has come under the red-light of
piracy. Thalaivaa features Vijay, Amala Paul, Ragini
Nandwani, Sathyaraj and Abhimanyu Singh. And it is directed by AL