Vijay's Theri movie screening was were suspended after a surprise visit by the Tahisldar on complaints of overpriced tickets at a theater in Salem. The movie was released on April 14, Tamil New year's day.

 

The tahsildar, who received complaints of overpriced tickets went to the theatre and found them reportedly being sold for between Rs 100 to Rs 200 against the normal price of Rs 50.

 

When the theatre owner was questioned, he reportedly said it was the normal practice to overcharge when there are heavy crowds. The show was cancelled following a verbal duel.