Chennai,Aug 18 (): Thalaivaa, Vijay’s action-drama entangled in multiple controversies over its release is finally set to release in cinema screens in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on August 20,Tuesday,Vendhar Movies, the distributors of the movie have said.
Though reasons behind sorting out the issue over release of Thalaivaa have not been revealed by the makers, the movie is all set to release, much to the relief of all stakeholders involved,ending days of anxious wait.
NDTV reports that the film’s tagline ‘time to lead’ has been removed by the makers in their own interest and not due to any pressure from any group.
Amidst disturbing reports of distribution of pirated DVDs of the movie, hospitalization of Thalaivaa producer Chandraprakash Jain due to mental pressure, denial of permission for actor Vijay to see Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalaithaa and refusal of permission to hold hunger strike for Team Thalaivaa who demanded its release in Tamil Nadu, Thalaivaa is finally set to release in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry theatres.
Though the producers tried for its release in theatres today, Sunday they could not do so with the theatres already having pre-fixed screening schedules.
Thalaivaa was originally scheduled to release in theatres in Tamil Nadu on August 9.