Tamil star actors Ajith and Vijay have been long-time box-office rivals and their rivalry has been witnessed at the Tamil Pongal box-office exactly 6 times before. After a long gap of 8 years, Ajith and Vijay are now gearing up for their 7th Pongal clash in January, 2023 with Thunivu and Varisu respectively.
Ajith Vs Vijay - Pongal Box-Office Clashes Timeline
2023 - Thunivu Vs Varisu
2014 - Veeram Vs Jilla
2007 - Aalvar Vs Pokkiri
2006 - Paramasivam Vs Aadhi
2001 - Dheena Vs Friends
1997 - Nesam Vs Kalamellam Kathirupen
1996 - Vanmathi Vs Coimbatore Mapillai
Thunivu is touted to be a bank heist thriller with Ajith playing shades of grey; The movie is directed by H. Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios. Varisu is a Largo Winch-based family entertainer that will see Vijay as a business magnate. The film is directed by Thozha director Vamshi Paidipally and produced by Dil Raju's Sri Venakteswara Creations.
An #Ajith Vs #Vijay Pongal clash after 8 years!— MovieCrow (@MovieCrow) October 28, 2022
Who do you think will win this #Pongal2023 - #Varisu or #Thunivu? pic.twitter.com/93Gc3vMug7