Vijay Antony will also be joining the Deepavali race with the release of his next film, Thimiru Pudichavan. A cop film, it has Nivetha Pethuraj playing the female lead, and Ganeshaa helming it.

The like of Sarkar starring Vijay, Dhanush’s Enai Nokki Payum Thotta and RK Suresh’s Billa Pandi have confirmed hitting the screen for Fetsival of Lights. For Thimiru Pudichavan, Antony will be seen sporting twirled mustache and he will shed a few kilos to play an uptight police officer.

According to sources, it is expected to be a high-octane action entertainer. Following the debacle of Annadurai and Kaali, Antony has bet big on Thimiru Pudichavan.

Produced by Vijay Antony Film Corporation, Richard M Nathan will crank the camera. Vijay Antony is also composing music.