Bomb threat to Thalaiva theatres

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Chennai: With nine prominent theatres of the city receiving bomb threats on Tuesday night warning them against screening the Vijay starrer, Thalaivaa, advanced bookings were stopped by all theatres for the film slated for release on Friday.
The manager of Inox Cinemas approached the Mylapore police station Wednesday morning with a threat letter from an organisation which called itself the Oppressed Students’ Revolutionary Union.
The letter alleged that Vaendhar Movies, one of the producers of the film, had cheated students of Tamil Nadu and other states of money and was pumping it into the movie business. It warned against screening the  film Thalaivaa as it too had been made with such money.
Representatives of Satyam Cinemas and Devi Cineplex also approached the police with  similar letters later in the afternoon, according to sources.
When contacted, the Mylapore police confirmed that cinema houses in the city had received  threats and the matter was under  investigation.  But pointing out that  there was no such group as the Oppressed Students Revolutionary Union , some police officers felt the letters could be a hoax. 

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