Ishari K Ganesh is one of the leading producers of the Tamil film industry who has made many hit films under his banner Vels Film International. The milestone 25th project of the Production house was launched today with a grand Pooja ceremony. The project titled Genie is mounted on a huge budget with Jayam Ravi playing lead. The producer addressed the press and media at the launch event and shared some interesting details about the film. There were speculations that Silambarasan TR had dropped a project signed with the producer and moved on to the next project under the production of Raaj Kamal Films International. The producer Ishari K Ganesh said "firstly, Raaj Kamal Films International and Vels Film International are the same and I said this in many stages, Kamal Haasan also said that in many stages".
The director Ishari K Ganesh then said there would be many problems between blood brothers and sisters too "but we are brothers from different mothers so there would be some problems, that we will solve after negotiations with each other, It's not a big issue." The producer then expressed his wishes for Silambarasan TR saying his best wishes are for the actor to become a big star. "Apart from Simbu, I have known his father TR sir for 32 years, and he is a close friend and we are all the same family" said the producer. He added they do not have any bad impression againt STR and added that he is very happy for his growth.
Some rumours were spreading that there is bad blood between the producer Ishari K. Ganesh and Silambarasan TR. that actor dismissed the film titles Corona Kumar and went on to do the film tentatively titles STR48 helmed by Design Periyasamy under Raaj Kamal Films International. Now, this statement from the producer has clarified such rumours.