Vijay thanks CM for intervening in `Thalaiva` release

Updated: Aug 20, 2013, 09:39 AM IST

Chennai: A day ahead of the release of his film `Thalaiva`, which faced trouble in releasing in Tamil Nadu as scheduled, Tamil actor Vijay Monday thanked Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for intervening in the issue and solving it.

Vijay`s statement, which was released to the press said, "I wholeheartedly thank the Chief Minister for having solved the problem, inspite of her busy schedule.

"Due to some threats to theatres, `Thalaiva` could not be screened as scheduled on August 9. This has disturbed me, producer, distributors, theatre owners and fans. Chief Minister has intervened and acted in a manner, in a befitting reply to the articles, which appeared in the media," he said.

`Thalaiva` is now rescheduled to hit the screens across the state Tuesday.