Does Vijay's Thalapathy 64 have a resemblance to this Kamal's superhit?

Thalapathy 64 is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and stars Vijay, Malavika Mohanan, Shanthnu, Antony Varghese, Jeremiah and interestingly, Vijay Sethupathya as Vijay's villain. Thalapathy Vijay is set to play a college professor and has popular actors playing students. There were reports in social media that the film has a close resemblance to Kamal Haasan's 1994 film Nammavar and that the director had met Kamal to procure the rights. Nammmavar has Kamal Haasan playing a college professor who is on a mission to reform the spoiled brats of the college. It was reported that Lokesh has written an original screenplay and that there is no resemblance with the 90s superhit.