Sun Pictures opened on December 9, 1916, with a full house.
The satellite and promotional rights were sold to Sun Pictures.
Distributed by Sun Pictures, it was released on 8 April 2011.
Sun Pictures initially accused him of falsely claiming to have bought the rights.
Sun Pictures, from Chennai, has also sent us a letter acknowledging our purchase.
However two weeks later, Sun Pictures cancelled the deal and opted out.
The movie was released by Sun Pictures on 30 September 2011.
However, as a sudden twist, the film's rights slipped into the hands of Sun Pictures, who were said to distribute this film.
However, with the backing of Sun Pictures, the film did below average at the box-office.
Thenavattu was the second film to be distributed by Sun Pictures.