Kollywood lady superstar Nayanthara’s upcoming Tamil film 'Kolaiyuthir Kaalam' has faced a major setback after the Madras High Court issued an interim injunction against the release of the movie. The movie was scheduled to hit the screens on June 14.
Kolaiyuthir Kalam directed by Chakri Toketi is a supernatural thriller.
The release of the film was banned as director K Balaji Mohan moved a petition in the High Court earlier in June. In the petition, he claimed that he holds the rights to the film’s title ‘Kolaiyuthir Kalam’ which is the title of a novel written by Sujatha. Balaji purchased the copyright of the novel for a sum of Rs 10 lakh in 2014. He asserted that he holds the rights of the title too as the word 'Kolaiyuthir' was coined by the writer himself.
He also noted that though he had sent many legal notices to the producers of the movie over the rights of the title, none were answered.
Hence, Balaji moved the court to issue an interim injunction against the film’s release.
The court directed the producers to respond on the interim injunction on June 21.
Kolayuthir Kaalam has been produced by V Mathiyalagan of Etcetera Entertainment in association with Starpolaris Pictures LLP.
Kolayuthir Kaalam will be another surprise of Nayanthara fans. In the movie, Nayanthara will be seen in the character of a person with a speech disability who went stranded in a haunted villa.