Earlier today we came to you with the report of Sivakarthikeyan's next film titled Hero, which is a joint production venture of KJR Studios and 24 AM Studios. The movie began its first day of shooting today and has already landed in trouble.
Last evening, a Telugu production banner named Mythri Movie Makers announced their next with Vijay Deverakonda under the same title Hero and since they plan to release their film in Tamil as well, a clash of the titles has arisen.
Director of Vijay Deverakonda starrer Anand Annamalai states that the title belongs to him in Tamil as well, since Tribal Arts a production company he co-owns with Manikandan have TFPC receipts (issued on June 14, 2018) of the title belonging to them till June 24, 2019.
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On the other hand, KJR Studios claim that they acquired the title from SS Kumaran who has a TFPC letter of the title being issued to him on August 30, 2018 (with a validity till August 24, 2019).
KJR Studios also have a TFPC letter issued February 22, 2019 which says that the title Hero is theirs now.