However, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said he will abide by the court ruling though he feels "the atmosphere is not conducive for the release of the film and it can cause unnecessary trouble". But, the movie has already earned a massive Rs 230 crore through its theatricals and music rights.
The miscreants tore the posters of Kaala and hit them with slippers to show their anger at the film being released in the state.
Meanwhile, the counsel of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce submitted that they had not instructed the protestors or the exhibitors not to exhibit the movie.
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Chennai: While Rajinikanth's fans in Tamil Nadu are ecstatic as their superstar's film Kaala is scheduled to hit screens world over on Thursday, his detractors in Karnataka, apparently fringe groups, are in a frenzy, demanding to stall the movie in the state.
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In his message, Rajinikanth said, "I understand HD Kumaraswamy's situation. I had demanded the Cauvery Water Management Board to be formed and all the dams to come under the board's control".
Mr. Shivanna also told the court that "the State would definitely marshal its forces to discharge its duty of upholding the law and order" if the petitioners provide details of the exhibitors, while pointing out that the representation given by the petitioners with regard to providing protection is "vague and ambiguous".
Kaala marks Rajinikanth's return to the big screen after two years.