Vikram’s Karikalan is witnessing more troubles. K S Rajasekaran has sent a notice to the team alleging that the film’s story and title were his.
A civil court in the city has now ordered an interim stay on Karikalan’s filming and has sought explanation. Rajashekaran, a television music composer, had claimed that he wanted to make a film on Karikalan Cholan with a contemporary take, but it didn’t materialize due to financial constraints. He had even registered the title.
Karikalan with the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce in 1996.
L I Kannan, director of Karikalan, says, ‘I was not in the city when the notice was issued. I am yet to meet the producer and discuss with our lawyer in this regard.’ The petitioner has allegedly requested a ban on the filming of Karikalan.