Udhayanidhi Stalin's Gethu, apart from running successfully in Tamil Nadu, is also acquiring positive word of mouth in states like Kerala and Karnataka. But the producer is not quite happy with the recent proceedings.
Udhayanidhi, who has bankrolled Gethu, will file a case against the tax exemption committee of Tamil Nadu, according to a report from Times of India.
It is said that 'Gethu', despite being a Tamil word, has failed to attract tax exemption, with the committee members claiming it to be a mere slang.
But according to Udhayanidhi, the word 'Gethu' means 'Thanthiram' in Tamil. He had also posted an image on his Twitter page, apparently a Tamil dictionary with the word 'Gethu' on it.
"Udhay will surely file a case today against the tax exemption denial. As gethu is a Tamil word and has a meaning in Tamil, too, he will appeal against the committee's decision." A source close to the actor-producer has said.
In Tamil Nadu, a Tamil flick can be exempted from tax, provided it has a Tamil title and clears the censor board with a 'U' certificate.