"It was often fierce and uncivilised battle on and off the courts until a compromise was reached at the Madras High Court. Perhaps the ugliness of our divorce proceedings says all about the kind of marriage we have had. Anyway, I feel relieved now," said Lissy Lakshmi
On July 15, the Madras High Court banned 169 service providers from making the film available illegally online. The court also ruled that cable TV operators, buses and taxis not be allowed to screen the movie
Producer of the film S Thanu, in his writ petition, sought a direction to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to issue instructions to all service providers to block websites offering illegal download of the film
The case dates back to 2014 when Ravi Rathinam accused the producers of plagiarism and alleged that they had 'stolen' the story from his film Mullai Vanam 999. The Madras High Court had allowed the release of the film after collecting a deposit of 5 crores and a separate bank guarantee for a similar amount
A court in Madurai has issued summons to filmstar Rajinikanth and others asking them to appear before it on March 8 in connection with a suit filed against his film Lingaa. The Judge said the Madras High Court had directed him to complete the trial in the case within April 30 and hence asked them to appear before his court
A petition seeking to put on hold the release of Ram Gopal Varma's Killing Veerappan has been filed in Madras High Court. "The film is filled with false information and will create law and order problems in Tamil Nadu if allowed to release." The film stars Shivrajkumar, Parul Yadav, Yagna Shetty and Sandeep Bharadwaj
"Through my fans it has been brought to my notice that record labels, radio stations and online pirates continue to make money of my music, despite an injunction passed by Madras High Court," Illayaraja said
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad had condemned Mr Haasan and demanded a ban on the film
A 10-member expert committee is to see Komban and submit a report
The court stated, "In a copyright case how can the High Court pass such interim orders?"
In his statement, he said, "Since most distributors suffered heavy losses due to the failure of the film, we had urged the producer and actor Rajinikanth to repay the initial investment. Since there was no response, I submitted this petition to go on a fast"
Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's new film Lingaa will release as scheduled tomorrow after its producer agreed to abide by an order of the Madras High Court asking him to deposit Rs 5 crores by 12 pm tomorrow. The producers of Lingaa have also been directed to furnish a bank guarantee of an additional Rs 5 crores