I audio release function was one of the biggest events of Tamil movie industry in the recent times. The Mollywood audience are also eagerly waiting for the release of I for two reasons- Vikram, who started his acting career with Malayalam movies, plays the protagonist and our own Action hero Suresh Gopi plays the antagonist in the movie.
But, much to the shock of Malayali audience, the latest reports states that Suresh Gopi was not invited for the audio release function. The actor is not featured in the trailer as well.
I's audio release function was splendid with the presence of Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tamil superstar Rajnikanth along with the complete cast and crew of the movie. But Suresh Gopi was not present at the event. It is reported that the makers of I didn't even send an invitation card to the actor, who played the antagonist in the movie.
Reportedly, Suresh Gopi had a fall out with the makers of the movie regarding the dates.The filming of I took almost two years to complete, due to the various get-up changes of the lead actor Vikram. The sources says that, Suresh Gopi, who intially gave his dates for various schedules, started forcing the makers to wind-up his portions as soon as possible; so that he could film for his other committed projects. It is also rumoured that makers of the movie got disappointed with the excessive demands of the actor.