Vishal is going through a tough time with legal battles for some time now. He is one of the few stars to have his own production company called Vishal Film Factory. As a result, he had to borrow money from financier Anbu Chezhiyan of Gopuram Films to fulfill his promise. This has led to some problems in the industry that have given way to the year-long legal battle that continues. This involved Vishal and Lyca, a well-known production house that Vishal owed part of the payment.
Vishal’s film will be temporarily banned in theaters and OTT distributions.
The whole thing went downhill when Vishal was unable to reimburse Anbu Chezhiyan so Lyca took the money for his film ‘Veerame Vaagai Soodum’ which was released last year. The default from Vishal led Lyca to file an injunction asking the Madras High Court to halt the release of the film until full repayment was made. 15 crore as a permanent deposit in the bank, on behalf of the Chief Registrar of High Court and submitting the property details, Vishal appealed the decision. In the meantime, the court has issued an injunction banning Vishal from showing in theaters or OTT platforms until such time as he pays Chief the full amount required. Registrar of bail money of the High Court
Future projects are problematic.
Vishal last appeared in the police drama Laththi which did mediocre business at the box office. He is currently filming for Mark Anthony. The film is directed by Adhik Ravichandran of Bagheera fame, with Ritu Varma, Abhinaya and SJ Suryah in the lead roles. The film will be in trouble until the next court hearing. He’s also busy working on a sequel. Thupparivaalan 2, which he will also direct and star in due to creative differences with the original director Mysskin. The film will mark Vishal’s directorial debut and the film was also on hold due to financial difficulties.
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