Santhanam starring Dhilluku thuttu is trapped in court before release as the one of the tamil producer Mohammed Masthan has appealed the court to halt the movie release as the content of the movie is stolen from him by the director Ram Bala. By this , even Santhanam joined the stars league of actors who have faced difficulties in getting their movies released recently.
It has been a trend in Tamil nadu that most of the movies are being trapped by some or other before releases. Recently, Rajini, Kamal, Shimbu , Surya and Vishal etc… have faced similar issues before their movie release.
The producer Masthan claims that he actually narrated the entire story of Dhilluku thuttu to the Ram Bala some time ago and gave the advance to him of Rs.3 lakhs and asked to work on the script. He states that the director absconded since then only to start the similar project with Comedian Santhanam.