First it was reported that Dayanidhi Azhagiri of Cloud Nine Movies has given the distribution rights of his production movie Mankatha to Studio Green headed by KE Gnanavel Raja.
Later we got to know that after some family disputes, they had given the Television Satellite rights of Thala Ajith's Mankatha to Sun Pictures. But now we hear that the distribution of the film will be handled together by Cloud Nine Movies as well as Sun Pictures, while the Satellite rights has been sold to Sun Pictures.
They had also stated that the selling to Studio Green was a clever to release the movie as per plans on the 31st of August, as some distributors were preventing from the same to happen unless the concern production house, pays for the losses incurred due to their previous releases Va Quarter Cutting and Azhagarsamiyin Kuthirai.
Meanwhile another report suggests that Sun Pictures has also bagged the satellite rights of AR Murugadoss's 7am Arivu which stars Surya and Shruti Hassan in the lead and is produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin's Red Giant Movies. Red Giant is also going to distribute the movie suggests certain sources.
We hear that they are also planning a live telecast of the film’s audio launch which is likely to be held in Singapore.