Actor Kamal Hassan today said that Vishwaroopam, which was supposed to
release on January 11, has been postponed to a future date for his
convenience and he was not pressurised by anyone to postpone the
Addressing reporters in Chennai, he said, "I will announce the
release date of Viswaroopam soon. No one else can take a
decision on this regard. We want all the versions of the film
(Tamil, Telugu and Hindi) to release on the same day. Also we would
like to give more time for people to subscribe for DTH
He claimed, "So I will soon decide on a release date which is
comfortable in all aspects," Kamal said. Stating that some of his
friends in the industry requested him to air the movie on DTH
platform on the same day of its theatrical release, Kamal said, "I
will decide on this."
Kamal further said, "I am doing a honest and legitimate trade.
No one has the right to stop me from going ahead. I will take legal
action on those who threaten me and who try to prevent me from
In a dramatic turn of events, Kamal Hassan's prestigious
Vishwaroopam, which also features Pooja Kumar, Rahul Bose
and Andrea Jeremiah, was postponed and the buzz says that the film
would hit screens on January 25.