Tamil cinema’s top director Shankar considers 8 as his lucky number, which is his car number and house number. He likes to do anything auspicious on 8th of a month. Among the Chinese 8 is a lucky number, but for Indians, 8 is considered unlucky!
So it was but natural that he wanted to release his ‘S Films’ Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi on July 8, a Saturday, the first available date after it got the censor certificate. Remember earlier the original release day was May 26 (2+6= 8) but the Animal Welfare Board sabotaged his plans.
However Shankar is happy that the film is now releasing on July 8 (1+7= 8). Remember that his super hit film Indian released on May 17, 1996, Kathal on December 8, 2004 and his magnum opus Anniyan released on June 17 last year. So let us hope that Imsai Arasan also turns out to be a super hit.
Now the big question is will AVM release Sivaji on April 8 (Friday) 2007?