That Vijay commands fan following in Kerala is known to all. To cash in on his craze in the 'God's Own Country', plans are on to release 'Thupakki' in maximum number of screens there.
If sources are to be believed, this Deepavali release of Vijay will hit 111 screens in Kerala. "This is for the first time a Tamil film is releasing in these many theatres in Kerala," they said.
Produced by Kalaipuli S Thanu and directed by A R Murugadoss, 'Thupakki' also marks Vijay's entry into Tollywood, as it is simultaneously being released in Telugu under the same title.
Meanwhile in Tamil Nadu, Vijay fans are making grand arrangements to celebrate the movie's release.