While Vijay’s ‘Varisu’ will enter the profit zone in some locations as the film was made in a higher budget than Ajith’s film and sold for a higher price than the action drama in many locations. This delayed Vijay’s ‘Varisu’ from entering the profit zone, though the film has so far earned more than Rs 260 crores worldwide. Both films have become blockbuster hits while ‘Thunivu’ is about to become Ajith’s highest grossing film as it inches to break ‘Valimai’ collections.
Directed by H Vinoth, ‘Thunivu’, set on a bank robbery, is packed with action sequences as Ajith played a classy and powerful role to impress the audience. Manju Warrier, John Kokken, Mohana Sundaram, Samuthirakani, Vishwanath and Darshan, among others, have played important roles, while Ghibran’s music has taken the film to a higher level.