"We don't want to divulge details of the issue but we can say the film would be released from noon," said Sarath Kumar, who heads South India Film Artists' Association
Hordes of fans, friends and people from the film fraternity gathered to bid adieu to the filmmaker who died of a cardiac arrest in Chennai yesterday at the age of 84.
"Vishal, who is eyeing the posts of the officer-bearer of the association, is making derogatory remarks against us," Sarath Kumar told reporters.
"We have gathered here not under any threat or compulsion from any individual or party. Amma (Jayalalithaa) has supported our film industry in many ways. We are here to extend our support," Sarath Kumar said.
Superstar Rajinikanth joined other members of the Tamil Nadu film fraternity on a hunger strike in Chennai, to show solidarity with Lankan Tamils.
Kamal Haasan organised a special premiere of Vishwaroopam for his friends in the Tamil Nadu film industry on February 6 in Chennai. The movie was temporarily banned in the state after protests from Muslim groups. Kamal Haasan agreed to re-edit some scenes and the movie will release in Tamil Nadu today, almost two weeks after its original release date of January 25.