Director Suseenthiran has announced that he plans to release Sundeep Kishan starrer Nenjil Thunivirunthal on Diwali. The director has since been receiving negative comments from Mersel fans. Certain section have said that he wants to challenge the release of Mersel. The director has now issued a statement.

He clearly states that his film Nenjil Thunivirunthal is not releasing to challenge Mersel but is releasing along with Mersel. He added that in 2013, his film Pandianadu starring Vishal released alongside Ajith’s Arambam and both films were hits.

Recently both Vijay and Ajith have released statements condemning activities of certain fan groups and individuals for trolling and passing rude comments on social media. Both actors have asked fans to refrain from maligning anyone using their name. Many Vijay and Ajith fans have been very supportive of each other and have codemned members of their own fan groups for abusive and negative reviews and memes.