Appachan, the producer of Azhagiya Tamil Magan (ATM), has agreed to pay a sum of Rs 6.5 lakh to one Mohammad Farookh, who filed a case claiming that the story of ATM belonged to his production house.
Farookh had filed case alleging that the story belonged to his production house and Appachan had agreed to pay Rs 7.5 lakh after the intervention of Tamil Film Producers Council. However Appachan had paid only Rs one lakh.
The case came up before Judges A P Shah and Jothymani. After assurance from Appachan to pay the remaining, the Judges posted the hearing to Wednesday and a final verdict is expected then.
ATM stars Vijay, Shriya and Namitha in lead role. It is directed by Bharathan.