Vijay and Samantha starrer Kaththi audio was quietly released on Thursday evening (September 18) at Leela Palace in Chennai. Amidst protests over the movie from some Tamil groups, the music went smoothly without witnessing any harmful incidents.
The makers of Kaththi had anticipated troubles and they
had roped in 50 bouncers to ensure the safety of the team. They had
also sought the help from the police depart and and around 400 cops
were brought in for the additional security.
Their decision to beef up the security turned out to be a wise
decision as Just before the event commencement, the members of the
Tamilaga Valvurimai Katchi came to the venue to stage dharna
against the Lyca productions, which has been in the receiving end
by the Tamil groups for their alleged links with Mahindra
The music launch, which was supposed to be filled with fans'
roars and cheers, just became another press meet to announce the
music launch of the Tamil movie. Vijay, AR
Murugadoss and the entire team of Kaththi was really
unhappy with the way they were forced to launch a movie
This forced Vijay and AR Murugadoss to finally broke their
silence on the issue. What exactly did they say? Find it on the
Vijay Not A Traitor
Vijay said that he is not a traitor. The actor claimed that he
is not a martyr to show his love for the motherland. But he
whole-heartedly said that he would never endorse anything that goes
against the will of his people.
Vijay, A Proud Tamilian
Vijay added that he is from Tamil Nadu and a proud Tamilian.
Kaththi is made people to enjoy and not to divide the people. He
said that the troubles are not new for him and the actor has got
used to it. The Illayathalapathy ended on the note that
Kaththi will do all the talking.
AR Murugadoss' Speech
Prior to Vijay, AR Murugadoss said that he is a Tamilian by
birth and die as a Tamilian. "I have worked in Telugu and
Bollywood. But I only know Tamil."
He justifies, "The only reason I have done films outside Tamil
Nadu is because I wanted to prove that a man from a small village
200 kilometers away from Chennai could make films that a whole
country would appreciate."
Kaththi For Diwali
Apart from them, the producer and other guests also spoke at the
Kaththi audio release. The team also announced that the
movie will hit the screens for Diwali.