As we had reported earlier Thambi Vettothi Sundaram is a real life incident based that occurred in Marthandam, directed by Vadivudayan with karan and Angadi Theru Anjali playing the lead in the film.
Karan plays the real life character Vettothi Sundaram who was among the most wanted lists of Tamilnadu Police about a 10 years back. And there had been tension among Vettothi sundarams supporters on how their leader is being portrayed in the movie from the start of the film shoot. While the final few scenes were being shot at Kulasekaram , a group of 10 to 15 people from the local , misled into believing that director is showcasing Vettothi Sundaram and other characters in bad light, attacked the crew and the director.
They kept saying, ‘How dare you come to our area and showcase our people in bad light?’ It was obvious that their sentiments had been hurt,
Anjali the only lady on the shooting spot was escorted away by Vadivudayans assistants Kannan and Dharama to a safe location near by.
The director later while speaking at the press meet in chennai said he was in an attempt to highlight the lifestyle of the people of Kanyakumari district, , “My film is not about the life of Vettothi Sundaram, on is he a good or bad man. It is a movie that will explore the lifestyle of those in the Kanyakumari district. “