Will it be a Thala or Thalaivar Pongal ?
With both movie releasing across 1000+ theatres in Tamilnadu, both star’s fans expect a super clash this Pongal. Being a huge festival weekend the theatres are running house full from Jan10th to 20th. Petta directed by Karthik Subburaj and funded by Sun Network leads the cast with Rajinikanth along with Trisha Krishnan, Simran Bagga, Bobby Simha, Vijay Sethupathi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui , whereas Ajith will be pairing up with Nayanthara after six years in Viswasam along with Robo Shankar, Thambhi ramaiyaa and Yogi Babu. This will be fifth time Siva will be directing Ajith which is produced by Sathya jothi films. With Petta dominating the A center theatres being a commercial entertainer, Viswasam is said to have more coverage in the B & C centres being rural-entertainer. Both productions expect huge collections being a festive weekend. Will update with individual reviews in the following days.
Trivia question: When did both the stars had same release dates earlier?
Answer: In 1997 both stars had released in a gap of 4 days, with Rajini kanth’s Arunachaalam releasing on April 10th and Ajith’s Raasi on April 14th.