This Diwali had 3 mighty film releases and the all the screens in Chennai packed the screens with those movies. While these films are banking on the Diwali opening collections the true status of their commercial success will be known within the end of this week.
This apart the forthcoming weeks in November will see a slew of releases. As of now Pizza 2, The Villa and Rummy have been confirmed for November 14.
Villa is directed by new comer Deepan Chakravarthi and produced by Thirukumaran Entertainments. The film marking the debut of Soodhu Kavvum actor Ashok Selvan as the lead actor will also see Sanchitha Shetty playing the lead lady and Nasser also plays a pivotal role. The film will be distributed by Studio Green entertainments who distributed the Diwali release Azhagu Raja. This film is touted to be a horror thriller and has music by Santhosh Narayanan.
Rummy releasing on the same day is a double hero romantic thriller. The film sees the latest heartthrob Vijay Sethupathi pairing up with Ishwarya of Attakathi fame and Inico Prabhakaran pairs up with Gayathri, The film directed by debutante Balakrishnan has music by D.Imman. The film will be distributed by JSK film Corporations who released acclaimed films like Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kanom, Paradesi etc.
The next week belongs to the biggies. Selvaraghavan’s most expected mega budget venture Irandam Ulagam releases on November 22. The film has Aarya and Anushka donning the lead roles and it is touted to be a fantasy based adventure.Harris Jayaraj’s songs for this film have got rave reviews and re-recording is going to be done by young Anirudh.
Cheran directed JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai is releasing on the same day. The film has Sharvanand of Engeyum Eppodhum fame as the lead and Nithya Menon apparently plays his love interest. After a decade Cheran is not acting in a movie he is directing, . Though the film does not have any pre-release hype the hardcore Cheran fan base is still there and they will raise up the fortunes of the film.
The last week of November sees the release of the film directed by another noted director. Jannal Oram directed by Karu Pazhaniyappan is releasing on November 29. The film has a bevy of young talents like Vimal. Vidarth, Manisha Yadav, Poorna and last but not least, veteran Actor-Director Parthiban. .
The film set in a small town background sees Parthiban playing a Bus driver and Vimal a Conductor. As a novel attempt VIdyasagar’s songs were released last month in a Bus terminus in Chennai by the film’s crew including the Director and the lead actors. The film is said to have a strong content as in Karu Palaniyappan’s previous movies and expected to pick up once the film releases.
With so many releases scheduled its going to be a extended Diwali for Tamil movie buffs.