It looks like Kamal Hassan will not be able to keep to his original plans of releasing his eagerly awaited Unnaipol Oruvan on August 12.
His fans wanted it as the date has a significance- 50 years back as a child artist Kamal’s first film Kalathur Kannamma was released on August 12, 1959!
The dubbing of Unnaipol Oruvan is going on and it looks like it will take another fortnight before the first copy would be ready.
Then the sales of the film has to start and it looks like the film will make it to the theatres only in the third week of September.
Another important factor was that Ramzan Fasting period is to start on August 21 and will go up to September 17, during which collections will take a big dip especially in Malabar area in Kerala and Nizam territory in Andhra.
And the film’s Tamil Version has Kerala’s biggest star Mohanlal, whose role in the Telugu version is being done by superstar Venkatesh. Both of them have advised Kamal to release the film only after the Noyambu (Fasting) period.
The trade feels Unnaipol Oruvan has potential to be a big movie and it should not clash with the Vikram’s biggie Kanthaswamy which has announced an August 15 release.