Rajinikanth’s KAALA in legal trouble

KAALA movie still

Superstar Rajnikanth’s next with KABALI fame Pa Ranjith – KAALA is in legal trouble.

According to report in India Today, The Madras High Court has issued a notice to actor Rajinikanth, director Pa Ranjith, the production house Wunderbar Films, and South Indian Film Actors Association to reply on the charges made against the copyright of the title KAALA by February 12.

Assistant director Rajasekharan has filed a petition against the makers of KAALA and accused them of plagiarisms.

In his petition, Rajasekharan said that KAALA KARIKAALAN is the title of his ambitious project that he aspired to make with Rajnikanth in the lead role a decade before KAALA was announced.

KAALA – Rajinikanth’s second collaboration with Pa Ranjith, is set in Mumbai's Dharavi area and also stars Huma Qureshi, Nana Patekar and Samuthirakani in key roles. Rajinikanth will play a gangster in the film.