Producer-distributor S Thangaraj of Thangam Cinema filed a petition at Madras High Court on Friday, seeking a stay on the release of Kamal Haasan’s Uttama Villain.
A Times of India report said that the production house – Thirrupathi Brothers – had borrowed Rs 2 crore for the movie and had promised that the money would be returned before the release.
S Thangaraj told TOI that he would suffer a huge loss if they do not repay the amount before the release of the movie. Reportedly, Thirrupathi Brothers’s counsel had said that Rs 2.22 crore will be paid before Uttama Villain’s release.
However, Justice K Ravichandrabaabu has postponed the hearing of the case to April 28.
Uttama Villain, directed by Ramesh Aravind, is set to hit the screens on May 1. The cast of the movie includes Kamal Hassan, Pooja Kumar, Andrea Jeremiah, late director K Balachander, Urvashi, Nasser, Jayaram, MS Bhaskar, Parvathi Nair and Parvathi Menon.