Sources say that a stranger called Mani Ratnam’s Madras Talkies office over phone and threatened that they should immediately remove the controversial remarks on TV journalists in Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, he also issued a bomb threat to the director’s premises.
Mani Ratnam immediately lodged complaint at nearby police station and cops are investigating about this incident. In Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, Aditi plays a TV journalist who has affair with the married man Arvind Swamy. In a dialogue, Jyothika calls Aditi as ‘TV Koothadi’ and it seems to have irked a section of audiences. The stranger is said to have threatened Mani Ratnam for this scene and dialogue.
Meanwhile, Chekka Chivantha Vaanam is holding extremely well at the box office and worldwide, the film grossed more than Rs 50cr.