There were reports that the overseas premiere of Maari was cancelled because the team was not confident and they were scared of initial negative reviews.
But the truth we hear is that the NSC distributors of the film is said to have withdrew at the last moment and didn’t pay the 2 cr amount as promised.
At the midnight talk, Dhanush came forward and settled the issue. After Dhanush’s intervention, the film also had worldwide release without any big delay.
Mean time, the film actually opened with negative reviews but the opening figures are said to be the biggest among all Dhanush films.