Like it or not, but it's now become a fashion statement to target big budget movies or films housing a prominent star in some way or the other. While some do it after the release of the flick in question, most of the time it is done before the movie's release.
The latest movie to have landed in the soup is none other than Superstar Rajinikanth's Kabali. Yes, minutes after announcing the official title of Rajinikanth's 159th film, a Mysore based producer cum director has claimed that the title 'Kabali' has already been taken.
But the catch here is, the director-producer named Sivakumar has failed to renew his title each and every year as per the laws as he had registered it few years ago.
Nevertheless, Sivakumar has alleged that the authorities responsible for renewing the title disregarded his plea each and every time he walked up to them to get his title 'Kabali' renewed.
According to Sivakumar, his film has a girl named Kavya as its heroine and over 90 percent of the shoot has been already completed.
Now that the title 'Kabali' has been successfully registered by Pa Ranjith and co, Sivakumar has claimed that he is devastated and that he has no clue how to go about this issue.
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Will He Approach A Court?
It is not uncommon for someone to seek a ban or an interim stay on a particular movie. Now that Sivakumar alleges that he wasn't allowed to renew his title, there are chances that he might seek the support of a court regarding this issue.
Will He Ask For Money?
Another way to settle things amicably is by negotiating with money. In the recent past, there were many instances where plaintiffs had demanded money from the defendants in order to withdraw the case.
Did Ameer Too Eye On Kabali?
Another report had suggested that director Ameer too wanted the title Kabali and had also registered the same. Nothing has been confirmed officially though.
It is said that Rajinikanth will be playing a character named Kabaleeswaran and hence the team felt it would be apt for them to lock the title Kabali.
Shoot To Begin Next Month
If everything goes as per plans, the shooting of the film will start from next month. It is said that the first schedule is planned to take place in Malaysia.
Film Based On Chennai Don?
It is said that the plot of the film is loosely based on the real life incidents of a famous Chennai don. It is to be noted that Pa Ranjith's Madras was also based on the lives of people living in the city.