Even as Santhanam’s ‘Sakka Podu Podu Raja’ and Sivakarthikeyan’s ‘Velaikkaran’ are slated to hit the screens on the same day (December 22), the former has denied competing with the latter.
“I never considered Sivakarthikeyan as my competition. Even if there is competition, it would be healthy only,” said Santhanam.
‘Sakka Podu Podu Raja’ is a comedy film directed by Sethuraman and produced by VTV Ganesh. The film features Santhanam, Vaibhavi Shandilya and Vivek in the leading roles. Featuring cinematography by Abinandhan Ramanujam and edited by Anthony, the film marks the debut of Simbu as music director.
‘Velaikkaran’ is an action thriller film written and directed by Mohan Raja, featuring an ensemble cast including Sivakarthikeyan and Fahadh Faasil in the lead roles. The film has music composed by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography by Ramji. Produced by R D Raja. The film is based on two youngsters and their battle against food adulteration.