Leo director Lokesh Kanagaraj visits Kerala, gets injured

Kanagaraj was in Palakkad, visiting a few theatres

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Leo director Lokesh Kanagaraj was in Palakkad, Kerala to promote Vijay starrer Leo. The director, however, sustained injuries due to the crowd that gathered to see the director. He suffered a minor injury to his leg; as a result, the director cancelled other events planned in the state and returned to Tamil Nadu. The numbers, that turned up with the hope of meeting the director was huge and the police had to resort to using lathi to control the crowd. 

Kanagaraj was in Palakkad, visiting a few theatres. The Vijay starrer grossed Rs 400 crore globally over the weekend. The movie, based on the Hollywood movie, A History of Violence has done very well in Tamil Nadu. Earnings of the movie are expected to cross that of Kamal Hassan's Vikram, directed by Kanagaraj.

In Kerala, Leo has grossed 12 crore so far. In India the movie grossed Rs 49 crore Taking to X, Lokesh shared a selfie he took at the Aroma Theatre “Thank you Kerala for your love.. Overwhelmed, happy and grateful to see you all in Palakkad ❤️,” he wrote. He was supposed to visit Kavitha Theatre in Kochi and Ragam in Thrissur. He had planned to hold a press conference in Kochi at 4 p.m.

The film stars Trisha, Sanjay Dutt, Arjun, Mysskin and Gautham Menon. The movie is produced by Lalith Kumar and Jagadish Palanisami under the banner of Seven Screen Studio and The Root.

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