The Big Diwali fight down South: Tamil films 'Thuppakki' vs 'Podaa Podi' vs 'Ammavin Kaipesi'

Movies | | November 12, 2012, 2:37 pm
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Directed by debutant Vignesh Shiva, 'Podaa Podi' stars Simbu in the lead role. It will mark the acting debut of actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar.

Directed by debutant Vignesh Shiva, 'Podaa Podi' stars Simbu in the lead role. It will mark the acting debut of actress Varalakshmi Sarathkumar.

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Written and directed by AR Murugadoss' 'Thuppaki' is the first big film, which has grabbed all eyeballs following the controversy with the film's title, promotion and star-cast.

Written and directed by AR Murugadoss' 'Thuppaki' is the first big film, which has grabbed all eyeballs following the controversy with the film's title, promotion and star-cast.

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It's the first Tamil film to be shot at Hong Kong Disneyland.

It's the first Tamil film to be shot at Hong Kong Disneyland.

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The film has been given a clear U certificate by the Censor Board, It's slated to be released on November 13.

The film has been given a clear U certificate by the Censor Board, It's slated to be released on November 13.

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Do you think 'Podaa Podi' and 'Ammavin Kaipesi' would be able to give competition to Vijay's 'Thuppakki' ?

Do you think 'Podaa Podi' and 'Ammavin Kaipesi' would be able to give competition to Vijay's 'Thuppakki' ?

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The film's story revolves around an abandoned mother.

The film's story revolves around an abandoned mother.

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It stars Shanthnoo Bhagyaraj and Iniya in the lead roles.

It stars Shanthnoo Bhagyaraj and Iniya in the lead roles.

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The film features music by Dharan Kumar and Simbu has sung three songs for the film.

The film features music by Dharan Kumar and Simbu has sung three songs for the film.

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Tamil cinema will set the Box Office on fire with three big releases this Diwali on November 13.

Tamil cinema will set the Box Office on fire with three big releases this Diwali on November 13.

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Produced by Padam Kumar, the film has been in production since 2008.

Produced by Padam Kumar, the film has been in production since 2008.

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<b>Ammavin Kaipesi:</b> Written and directed by Thangar Bachchan, 'Ammavin Kaipesi' is a Tamil drama.

Ammavin Kaipesi: Written and directed by Thangar Bachchan, 'Ammavin Kaipesi' is a Tamil drama.

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The film stars Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles; she plays a boxer in the film.

The film stars Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles; she plays a boxer in the film.

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<b>Podaa Podi:</b> The other big release of this Diwali is the romantic-musical 'Podaa Podi', which might give a tough competition to 'Thuppakki'.

Podaa Podi: The other big release of this Diwali is the romantic-musical 'Podaa Podi', which might give a tough competition to 'Thuppakki'.

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The film's music, which is already a hit, is composed by Harris Jayaraj.

The film's music, which is already a hit, is composed by Harris Jayaraj.

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If 'Thuppakki' becomes a blockbuster, it will be a hat-trick for Vijay after his last hits; 'Nanban' and 'Velayudham'.

If 'Thuppakki' becomes a blockbuster, it will be a hat-trick for Vijay after his last hits; 'Nanban' and 'Velayudham'.