Producer Boney Kapoor is benefiting from industry disruptions caused by the rise in infections from COVID-19, to secure his upcoming movie Valimaic is getting a massive launch across the country. It was recently announced that the film will also be available in Hindi, making it Ajith Kumar .’s First Movie to get a bilingual release at the same time.
with director SS Rajamouli’s RRR drops out of Sankranti race, the filmmakers wasted no time trying to turn the situation around in favor of increasing the film’s reach. Valimai is scheduled to hit theaters on January 13 in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu, pitting the film directly against Prabhas’ highly anticipated romantic drama Radhe Shyam at the box office in the Telugu states.
In the meantime, the timely release of Radhe Shyam hangs in balance as the filmmakers may have to make tough choices as states impose more restrictions to contain the growing number of Covid-19 infections. However, in a statement to media on Monday, the film’s makers clarified that there was “no change in plans as of now”.
“Times are hard, hearts are weak, minds in chaos. Whatever life throws at us – our hopes are always high. Stay safe, stay high – Team #radheshyam (sic),” Radhe Shyam Director Radha Krishna Kumar wrote in a cryptic tweet on Tuesday.
Times are hard, hearts are weak, minds in chaos. Whatever life throws at us – our hopes are always high. Stay safe, stay high – Team #radheshyam
— Radha Krishna Kumar (@director_radhaa) January 4, 2022
Experience the POWER OF #VALIMAI, in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Released worldwide on January 13, 2022.#AjithKumar #HVinoth @thisisysr @BayViewProjOffl @ZeeStudios_ @sureshchandraa @ActorKartikeya #ValimaiFromPongal #ValimaiFromJan13 pic.twitter.com/crMZfBTZFH
— Boney Kapoor (@BoneyKapoor) January 4, 2022
The Valimai trailer, meanwhile, has caught everyone’s attention. The promo video featured a number of high-octane stunt scenes performed on bicycles, raising audience expectations. Ajith returns to playing the role of a cop, who is straight as an arrow. But when the antagonist, played by Kartikeya Gummakonda, tarnishes his hard-earned reputation, all hell breaks loose. The story of revenge and the redemption of a cop is written and directed by H Vinoth.