When the first look poster of Tamil actor Suriya's "Masss" was launched, the makers of film never expected a controversy to hit them so soon.On the occassion of auspicious Deepavali, Suriya’s Masss team released the first look of film which is very promising and trends in social networking sites
But the news spread in the social media that the poster of Masss looks like copied Hollywood poster and it was copied from one of the posters of English film “Bourne Ultimatum”.Director Venkat Prabhu reacted on this news quickly and condemns rumours on his face book page.He said the poster was designed using Mugshot technique which was famous in Hollywood.
He wrote “Much to the excitement of Suriya fans, the team ‘Masss’ has released a first look poster last night as a part of their promotion for Diwali. The picture went viral the moment it got released and started to trend across the social networking sites. But, a section of the audiences started to cut it as a copy of a famous Hollywood movie and spread negative messages.
Well, to clarify all the doubters and those who claim it as a copy, here we go! This is a style called, mug shot, which is a unique genre, and many Hollywood movies have released pictures under this style. So, we suggest the fans of Tamil Cinema to take a deep look before coloring anything as a copy”.
Directed by Venkat Prabhu, "Masss" is touted to be a horror film with Suriya and Nayanthara in the lead roles. The film also has Amy Jackson, Jayaram, Partheipan and Premgi Amaren in pivotol roles. Yuvan Shankar Raja composes the soundtracks.This is the first time that Suriya has teamed up with director Venkat. There will be huge expectations as Venkat has a good track record with hit films like "Chennai 28," "Saroja" and "Mankatha."