‘Puli’ faces hurdles, fans attack theatresPublished: October 1, 2015
High drama prevailed ahead of the release of ‘Puli’, as the special shows of the movie were cancelled this morning. Following this, Vijay fans resorted to violence and a theatre in Krishnagiri was reportedly attacked.
As some financial issues were to be settled, the film did not obtain lab clearance. Finally, Vijay stepped in and gave an undertaking, following which the film got ready to hit the screens from noon.
“Qube confirmed that the KDM will be loaded by 10.15 am …. So finally #Puli all set to roar at #Vettri from 11.30 am show …” Rakesh Gowthaman, managing director of Vettri Theatres at Chromepet in Chennai, posted on his online page.
On Wednesday, officials of the Income Tax department conducted raids at the properties of Vijay, Samantha and Nayanthara, it may be recalled. Raids were also conducted at the production house of ‘Puli’ too.
Directed by Chimbu Devan, ‘Puli’ has Vijay, Shruti Haasan, Hansika, Sridevi, Sudeep and others in key roles. Music is by Devi Sri Prasad.