After a few months of good tidings, things
started getting rough for the Endhiran team.
Eros International ran into rough waters with
two of their big budget Hindi films falling
flat at the box office; Drona and Yuvraj.
The losses were too much for them to take,
especially when they had to find big funding
for Endhiran. It was almost at the same time
that the global recession struck leaving even
Ayngaran in a spot of bother. With both the
co-producers going through rough patches,
a mammoth project could not find a way to
move forward. Actually, the times were really
bad for the entire film industry. It was almost
at the same time that Pyramid Saimira withdrew
from Kamal Haasan’s dream project Marmayogi.
There was a question mark over Endhiran’s
Another major setback for the Endhiran
team was the unfortunate demise of its dialogue
writer and key member of the think tank,
writer Sujatha. He was the brain behind
the original idea of Endhiran and his inputs
were invariably invaluable for the team.
This was a major blow and doubts about Endhiran
started to grow.