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 biggies.
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 state.
Different Story In Kerala
However, in Kerala, Jilla and Veeram are in huge demands. They are getting good number of screens for its releases.
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.