Chennai, Nov 12 (): Fever grips the Vijay fans, as Thuppakki is releasing tomorrow on Diwali day, 13 November. Thuppakki is written and directed by AR Murugadoss and produced by Kalipuli S Thanu under the banner of V. Creations. Thuppakki is one among the most expected films to be released in the year 2012.
The film stars Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal in lead roles. Vidyut Jamwal, Sathyan, Jayaram, Akshara Gowda and Gautham Kurup play the supporting roles.
The story revolves around the main character Jagadish, played by Vijay, a youngster from a Tamil family in Mumbai. He leads a happy life until he goes through an unexpected turn. The remaining story talks about how he copes with the problem and what decision he takes to solve the crisis.
Vijay plays the role of an encounter specialist while Kajal Agarwal plays the character, Nisha, an iron-willed girl. She plays a very important role in Thuppakki. She will be seen in the role of a boxer in the film. However, the actress will also be seen in glamorous avatars. Akshara Gowda is to play the second female lead. Bollywood actor Vidyut Jamwal is donning the negative role.
Director AR Murugadoss makes a cameo appearance in the movie.
Camera is handled by award-winning cinematographer Santhosh Sivan and A. Sreekar Prasad has done editing. The soundtrack and background score are done by the talented music composer Harris Jayaraj. In Thuppakki, Vijay croons a song after a very long time.
Thuppakki releases in more than 1500 screens, this is the biggest release compared to other Vijay’s movies. Gemini Film Circuit has got the distribution rights for the film.
Thuppakki’s first poster depicts Vijay holding a cigar in his mouth, which has created a huge stir among his fans. Government of India had already imposed rule that the films should not have scenes showing tobacco usage or smoking. But, the director Murugadoss defended the poster, saying that it was only for promotional purposes and that the film had no such scenes.