The battle ground is ready to witness one of the rare fights among South films. Big-budget films featuring superstars from regional industries will be clashing with each other this Pongal, as Vijay's Jilla, Ajith Kumar's Veeram and Mahesh Babu's 1: Nenokkadine are set for the releases on January 10.
Very rarely we see a Vijay movie taking on an Ajith Kumar flick.
After a very long time, Tamil audience are getting ready to witness
mother of all battles in Kollywood with the stars gearing up to
prove their supremacy at the Box Office. However, the battle is not
restricted two movies, as Telugu movie 1: Nenokkadine is
in the race.
According to traders, 1: Nenokkadine is expected to
give tough times to both Veeram and Jilla, as the
Telugu movie is getting a never-before wide release. The Mahesh
Babu's flick is taking away maximum number screens and all set to
have a better opening than the two Tamil films at various circuits.
As a result, the Tollywood film has an edge over the two Tamil
While the makers of Ajith's Veeram and Vijay's
Jilla were fighting hard to get maximum screens in Tamil
Nadu, the movie bosses of 1: Nenokkadine registered
screens for its release in international circuits. Continue
reading the story on the slideshow...
1: Nenokkadine Has Advantage Over Tamil Flicks In US
Indeed, they have registered maximum screens in the US and other
centres. It means that Veeram and Jilla are not
getting enough screens due to the Telugu film.
Similar Story In Bangalore
Reports emerging from Bangalore say the similar story, as Mahesh
Babu's film has got lion's share of screens. The makers of the
Telugu film had anticipated that there would be a fight to get
maximum screens among South biggies. Hence they had booked theatres
well in advance.
In Tamil Nadu too, Mahesh Babu's film is getting a warm
reception. Sathyam Cinemas, who has acquired the TN distribution
rights, is leaving no stone unturned to make it big in the
Different Story In Kerala
However, in Kerala, Jilla and Veeram are in
huge demands. They are getting good number of screens for its
1: Nenokkadine – Action Thriller
Mahesh Babu's 1: Nenokkadine is an action-thriller
directed by Sukumar. The high-budget film is expected to release in
above 1500 screens worldwide.
Jilla is an action movie, which stars Vijay and
Mohanlal in the lead roles. The film is directed by Nesen.
Veeram is an action-packed family entertainer. Ajith
Kumar and Tamanna Bhatia are in the lead roles in the flick, which
is directed by Siruthai Siva.