Tragedy struck on the day of Ilayadalaptahi Vijay, Samantha’s Kaththi’s release during Diwali day. A fan Unnikrishnan (25 yrs) lost his life when he slipped while doing ‘palabhishekam’ on Vijay’s cutout erected at Jayabharat theatre in Vadkencherry, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
According to police, Unnikrishnan slipped from the top and died instantly. Police said Unnikrishan was a welder by profession and had been active member in Vijay Fans Association.
Kaththi stars Vijay, Samantha under Murugadoss’ direction. Anirudh scored music for the film. Kaththi team expressed shock at the death of Unnikrishnan.