Vikram's long awaiting magnum opus Bheema is almost certain to hit the screens for Pongal 2008. Directed by Lingusamy, the film has been started in May 2006. Due to some financial crisis, the film's release became a big question for the past one year. Finally, it is getting out of its deep slumber and is confirmed to be the big Pongal release against Kamal's Dasavatharam!
Since there will be no release for Vijay and Ajith for this Pongal race, Bheema will be the only big film competes with Dasavatharam. Lingusamy, the director has almost completed his work and the first copy has been also shown to some of the film personalities. Those, who have seen the movie, commented that it was an awesome, never slick and racy entertainer.
The good pre-release reports on this film forced the financiers and distributors to come to the rescue of the producer AM Rathnam. Now, he is also getting ready to announce his next film with Vijay under the direction of Selvaraagavan.