7AUM ARIVU

The dream combo of director A.R. Murugadoss and Suriya is back after “Ghajini”, and expectations are sky high. Shruti Hassan makes her debut in Tamil with the flick that brings together history, lore, science and technology to narrate the story of Bodhidharman, a Buddhist monk from South India.

Suriya plays dual roles in the film, which has music by Harris Jayaraj.

VELAYUDHAM

Remake king M. Raja directs this Vijay starrer, which also stars Genelia D'Souza, Hansika Motwani and Saranya Mohan.

The story, which Raja says is loosely inspired by the Telugu hit “Azad”, revolves around a journalist, played by Genelia, and a villager who helps her root out corruption. Music by Vijay Antony has already caught on in a big way.

RA ONE

This superhero, science fiction, 3 D film is Shah Rukh Khan's dream project. Directed by Anubhav Sinha, it stars King Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal in the lead roles, with Rajinikanth essaying a cameo.

It is said to be India's most expensive film to date. Music has been composed by Vishal-Shekhar, and the soundtrack features a song by Akon.

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