This Sankrathi will be a season of multi-starrer films. The
fast-approaching festive season will be a stage for the battle of
two big movies - Shankar's Nanban and Lingusamy's
Shankar's Nanban, which is a remake of Bollywood
blockbuster 3 Idiots, is releasing on January 12. The
upcoming Tamil movie stars Vijay, Ileana D'Cruz, Jeeva, and
Srikanth in the leads. The big names in the cast-crew and the
success of the audio have made the audience to wait for its release
on their toes. Adding to that the movie is a youthful entertainer
and this factor is expected to give the movie a good opening,
believes trade pundits.
On the other end, Lingusamy's Vettai too has big names.
Madhavan, Aarya, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul starrer movie is
releasing on January 13. Maddy-Lingusamy, who delivered a
blockbuster in the form of Run earlier, combo has
generated curiosity among the audience. The music of the movie has
also drawn the attention of the cine-goers.
On a whole, traders believe that Nanban has an edge
over Vettai for very simple reason, Vijay-Shankar factor.
Nonetheless, both the films are almost releasing in same number of