It is widely known that Kollywood star Ajith Kumar’s actioner, Thunivu under the direction of H Vinoth is gearing up for a Pongal release. Already the film had completed entire shooting formalities and post-production work is also underway at a fast pace.
Red Gaint Movies banner owned by Udhaynidhi Stalin will be releasing Thunivu across Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile, the latest we hear is that noted overseas distribution channel Radhakrishna Entertainments in association with IVY Productions has acquired the Telugu distribution rights of the film.
Thunivu marks the third collaboration of the actor-director duo after Nerkonda Paarvai and Valimai. Noted Bollywood filmmaker Boney Kapoor is bankrolling Thunivu. Co-starring Manju Warrier in a key role, inside reports suggest that the film will be out on January 12th simultaneously in Telugu and Tamil. Ghibran is the music composer for this intense action thriller.
It is well-known that Ajith Kumar’s Thunivu is releasing in competition with yet another star Vijay’s Varisu during the Pongal season. While Vamshi Paidipally is directing, Varisu has Rashmika Mandanna as the female lead. Red Gaint Movies banner will be releasing Varisu as well across Tamil Nadu.
If Thunivu also comes on January 12th, it has to face release day competition from Nandamuri Balakrishna’s Veera Simha Reddy and Vijay’s Vaarasudu at the Telugu box office.