There is just five days to Diwali (Nov 13) 2012. Vijay’s AR Murgadoss directed Thuppakki at the moment looks to be the lone big release on November 13.
STR’s Podaa Podi is yet to be censored and multiplex majors have told them to come with censor certificate by today (Nov 8) evening as they are closing Diwali programming schedule by tomorrow.
The little known and long in the making Ajantha will be the first Diwali release on Friday, November 9.
The film’s claim is that it has music by Ilayaraja and first 300 people who buy ticket for the film will get a VCD of the film. Thangar Bachchan’s Ammavin Kaipesi has announced Diwali day as release and has also given Chennai theatre listing.
Another small film which is coming out on Diwali day is Kasi Kuppam.
Meanwhile Vijay’s Thuppakki ads have started coming announcing November 13 as release day. The advance booking for the film opens tomorrow (Nov 9). It will be one of the biggest releases in recent times.