It’s confirmed from trade sources that 2012 Diwali will see a cracker of a contest at the box-office between Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Karthi.
Vijay’s Thupakki is pitted against Karthi’s Alex Pandian.
Vijay’s AR Murgadoss directed Thupakki is one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year.
Thupakki is an action thriller which has Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead along with Vidyut Jamwal, Jayaram, Sathyan, Gautham Kurup and Akshara Gowda in supporting roles. It has music by Harris Jayaraj.
Karthi’s Alex Pandian is also an action masala entertainer directed by Suraj that features Karthi and Anushka Shetty in the lead along with Santhanam in a pivotal supporting role. Devi Sri Prasad has composed the music.
Gemini Film Circuit who are marketing Thupakki and Studio Green marketing Alex Pandian have already started blocking Diwali date (November 13) for their respective films.