Diwali is a huge crowd puller for films. Usually top heroes time their releases around Diwali adding the to the festive quotient. This year’s Diwali will be extra special owing to the release of Vijay’s Mersel. The film is directed by Atlee and trade speculations have already predicted a blockbuster.

However Mersel will not be the only Diwali release, other films planning a Diwali release are Gautham Karthik’s Har Har Mahadeva, Arjun’s Sollividava where he is relaunching his daughter, Suseenthiran’s Nenjil Thuniviruthal and Prabhudeva’s Gulabakaveli.

Of these Hara Hara Mahadeva and Nenjil Thunivirunthal have been officially confirmed. Censor delays, lack of screens may force some films to back out. the final count will be learnt closer to Diwali.