Lady Superstar Nayanthara has been blazing a trail of successes with every passing movie of her's! Her latest release Viswasam, which hit the screens for this Pongal (Jan 10th), has become one of the biggest blockbusters ever in Tamil cinema. She starred alongside Thala Ajith, in this Siva directorial. She is next working alongside Vijay in Thalapathy 63, under Atlee's direction. Meanwhile, Nayanthara is awaiting the release of Airaa, her first-ever dual role project, under the direction of KM Sarjun of Echcharikkai and short film Maa fame.
Vijay Sethupathi has become one of the most bankable and most sought after star in Kollywood. However, his fame has now extended beyond boundaries and he is also working in Malayalam and Telugu movies. Such is the demand for the Makkal Selvan, that he has his dates are blocked full till 2020. He has well over seven movies in hand currently, a couple of which are also awaiting release, including his Super Deluxe with the Aaranya Kaandam director Thiyagarajan Kumararaja. This movie also has Samantha and Fahadh Faasil in the cast.
Two years back, Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi had a head-on collision at the box office when their movies Dora and Kavan released on the same day - March 31, 2017! VSP won this round when the commercial entertainer Kavan became a blockbuster but the horror thriller Dora fizzled out. Now, both these top stars are set to face off in round 2! Nayanthara's upcoming horror thriller (yes, again!) Airaa and Vijay Sethupathi's dark comedy thriller Super Deluxe, in which he plays a trans-woman, are set to clash at the box office again. Airaa will be releasing on March 28th while Super Deluxe has been marked for release on March 29th! Talking about this juicy clash, an industry analyst said, "Of late, there has been a very healthy competition in Tamil cinema and the whole of Kollywood is anticipating the release of Airaa and Super Deluxe. The pre-release buzz is very high for both these movies and they are both expected to do well at the box office!"