The much awaited Vijay–Shankar flick Nanban is almost nearing completion with some last second sequences to be packed, but the good news has already arrived for all you Ilayathalapathy fans out there. The biggie Nanban will release on Pongal eve bringing much delight to the harvest celebrations. The Nanban release was earlier expected to take place this Diwali has now taken a direct 2012 jump.
The release date for Nanban has been fixed for a January 14th, 2012 with the movie releasing in both Tamil and Telugu. According to sources present at the set director Shankar has done a great job to suit the interests of the regional audience as the movie is a quick remake attempt from the Hindi blockbuster hit (it got great response in China too) 3 Idiots starring Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor and Bomman Irani. Director Shankar has trusted duties in sexy boots Ileana, Ilayathalapathy Vijay, hot and in hero Jeeva and actor Srikanth and Sathyaraj who plays the heartless professor Virus (Bomman Irani) .
So it’s Nanban adding to the 2012 Pongal festivities next year.