The stage is set for the Pongal releases. Every year, Tamil audience will get to see only few movies for the festival season, but this time, they will be witnessing not one but two big films, which will clash at the Kollywood Box Office. Ajith Kumar's Veeram and Vijay's Jilla are the two biggies that are in the Sankranthi race.
The makers of both the films are busy with the promotions of
their movies along with booking theatres. Some of the theatres have
already started advance booking and the response is amazingly
brilliant for both the films. The audience can't wait to watch
these films any more and they are just waiting for the arrival of
the D-day - January 10.
Jilla is an action entertainer directed by Nesan and
cast is boosted by Vijay, Malayalam superstar Mohanlal and Kajal
Aggarwal. The three big names are the key factors that will drive
audience to theatres for this flick. Whereas, Veeram stars
Ajith Kumar and Tamanna Bhatia in lead roles.
On the other end, traders and the industry insiders are closely
watching the development to see who'll have the upper hand among
Veeram and Jilla at the Box Office. As the
countdown has begun, we at Oneindia are ready with special articles
on both the films. In our first segment, we are giving you eight
reasons why you should watch Veeram. Find the reasons in
Ajith Kumar Factor
Does Ajith Kumar fans need a reason more than their star's
presence to watch a film? But for the general audience, you will
get to see a different Thala in the film. For the first time, you
will see the actor sporting dhoti with salt and pepper look.
Costumes apart, he will be seen in rural-based subject after a few
Stars in the recent years have done urban-based subjects. If you
notice of hit movies of A-list actors, we'll hardly find
village-backdrop subjects, which were our bankable subjects a
decade ago. Veeram will be a good change for our regular
audience as they could get a good entertaining film based in
Isn't punch dialogues missing in Ajith's recent movies? Except a
handful of one-liners, audience had missed powerful and striking
dialogues in the recent years. Veeram promises to be a
movie with lots of memorable one-liners.
Action sequence where hero bashing thugs and sending them in air
is very popular in this part of the world. Audience will get to see
such scene in Ajith Kumar movie again. In fact, his last few movies
had high-octane action sequences but not this kind of scenes. In
Veeram, there are quite a few daring action sequence and
the actor's hanging-outside-the-train sequence has already become a
talk of the town.
If you look at the kind of cinematographer Vetri's job in
Veeram trailers, one would easily expect something
brilliant from the entire film. The camera works seems to be
exciting enough to thrill the audience.
Devi Sri Prasad has composed five songs of which 'Nalavannu
solvanga','Ival dhaana' and 'Thangamae' have become hits. The music
has created a rage with audiences much ahead of the film's
Tamanna Bhatia has paired up with Ajith Kumar for the first
time. Fans are eagerly waiting to see how her combo with Thala has
worked in the film.
Vijaya Productions is a prestigious banner in South India. It
has the reputation of giving well-made family-oriented films.
Incidentally, Veeram has bagged clean 'U' certificate. The
most of the films made on this production company were hits. Hence,
the expectations are high this time too.