The Chennai High Court has ordered Simbu to file an amendment petition with Nadigar Sangam and the producer’s association as a counterparty in the case of compensation of Rs 1 crore. Simbu starrer 2016 release ‘Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangathavan’ was produced by Michael Rayappan and he didn’t receive the complete compensation for the film.
Simbu had fixed a fee of Rs 8 crore and was paid Rs 1.51 crore as advance. Demanding the remaining salary of Rs 6.48 crore, Simbu had to file a complaint with the South Indian Artists Association. Meanwhile, producer Michael Rayappan has complained to the Tamil Film Producers Council that Simbu has been charged with the loss caused by the film.
Simbu had filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking a compensation of Rs 1 crore from the producer for defaming his name on the internet. Two different officers have been appointed by the government for the South Indian Artists Association and the Tamil Film Producers Council. The judge has instructed Simbu to file an amendment petition and the hearing of the case has been postponed to January 3.