Rajasekaran an writer has in filed a complaint with the Chennai Police in which he has alleged that the story and plot of 'Kaala Karikaalan' has been stolen from him. According to his complaint He had written a story for Rajinikanth and had named it 'Karikaalan' and narrated it to his Fans Club president way back in 1996. Recently when he saw the posters of 'Kaala' he discovered that though the title has got changed the plot of the movies was the one he has narrated.
Rajnikanth has faced charges of plagiarism before now and many of his movies had this problem. Rajesekaran claims to have registered the title 'Karikaalan' in 1996 with the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce. He made a plea to the Police Commissioner to take action for stealing his story and title and demanded speedy action againt the maker of ‘Kaala’. Fans are watching the outcome of this controversy.