Diwali 2011- Clash of the Titans

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 19, 2011 04:06 hrs

The latest on Diwali (October 26)  is that it will be a straight head on clash between Vijay and Suriya at the Tamil box-office worldwide.

Yes Vijay’s Velayutham will release along with Suriya’s 7aum Arivu on October 26.

A leading distributor confirmed: “ On Sunday (Oct 9) Velayutham ads with theatre listing announcing it as a Diwali release will be published in newspapers. Already 7aum Arivu ads have appeared announcing it as a Diwali release with complete theatre listing.”

The other two films scheduled for Diwali- Dhanush’s Selvaraghavan directed Mayakkam Enna and STR’s Dharani directed Osthi have informed the trade that they are postponing their release to November.

Meanwhile to make it a triangular fight Shah Rukh Khan’s RA.One is releasing for Diwali in Hindi and Tamil. The highlight of the film will be a one-minute cameo appearance of superstar Rajinikanth in the film.

SRK himself is flying down to Chennai on Monday (Oct 10) for the audio launch of the Tamil version.

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