The war of words between the two has been going on for nearly a year as Azhikode supported Thilakan who had declared war on AMMA.
Azhikode at that time had said that Mohanlal had become too old and should do roles that fit his age. He also hit out at Mohanlal for endorsing jewellery ads and doing surrogate liquor ads.
Mohanlal hit back, saying that Azhikode must be in a different world and he will take it as old Ammavan joke.
Azhikode then served a legal notice to Mohanlal, asking him to apologise or face legal action.
Now the defamation case has been filed after Mohanlal did not respond to Azhikode’s earlier legal notice.
As per legal experts the court will now have to find whether there is a prima facie case against the actor.
The case will now come up on March 17 at the Thrissur chief judicial magistrate court.