Veteran actor-filmmaker Visu has filed a case against Thillu Mullu in High Court. He said that the makers of the new version had failed to get his permission.
It was Visu who has penned the dialogues for the original which featured Rajnikanth in the lead and directed by K Balachander.
The remake is produced by Vendhar Movies and has Mirchi Shiva, Isha Tallwar, Prakash raj and Kovai Sarala in lead. It is releasing on 14 June.