Maari - Rajini Muragan
Dhanush's "Maari" and Siva Karthikeyan's "Rajini Murugan" is set to release on 17 JulyFacebook/ Maari/ Rajini Murugan

After the release date of Dhanush's "Maari" was announced, it was confirmed that Tamil cinema will see the release of two big movies on 17 July as Siva Karthikeyan's "Rajini Murugan" is also set to hit the screens on the same day. This has sparked some interest in the box office as they are waiting for the clash of two best entertainers in the industry.

The release date of "Maari" was announced by film's producer Radhikaa Sarathkumar via Twitter. She has also announced that the audio launch of the movie will take place on 25 May.


"Maari", directed by Balaji Mohan, is one of the most awaited movies of the year. Basking in the success of his latest movies like 'Shamitabh" and "Anegan", Dhanush has reportedly gone versatile in "Maari".

The movie has already made headlines for the appearance of singer Vijay Yesudas as cop and Anirudh Ravichander's guest appearance. The star cast of "Maari" also includes Kajal Aggarwal, Robo Shankar, Kaali Venkat, and Arjunan

Meanwhile, director Mohan is well-known for films like "Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Eppadi" and "Vaayai Moodi Pesavum". Both the films were critically-acclaimed and did a decent job at the box office.

The music of the movie is done by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography is by Om Prakash. The upcoming movie is produced by Sarath Kumar, Radhika Sarathkumar, and Listin Stephen under the banner of Magic Frames.

"Rajini Murugan"

"Rajini Murugan" is a romantic comedy, starring Siva Karthikeyan and Keerthi Suresh in the lead. The film is written and directed by Ponram, who had made his debut with 2013 movie "Varuthapadatha Valibhar Sangam", which also starred Siva Karthikeyan in the lead.

"Rajini Murugan" also has Soori, Samuthirakani, and Rajkiran. The music of the movie is done by D Imman and the cinematography is handled by Balasubramaniem.

The upcoming movie is produced by N Subhash Chandrabose and N Lingusamy.