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Kochadaiiyaan Out Of Pongal Race, Veeram-Jilla To Clash?

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Kochadaiiyaan's release news left the traders unsettled last week. It made the traders to imagine the chaotic situation in Kollywood for Pongal with the Rajinikanth's movie competing with other biggies like Vijay's Jilla and Ajith Kumar's Veeram.

The producers of Jilla and Veeram, which had been billed as the Pongal treat a long ago, were unhappy with the latest development as they wanted good number of screens for their movies. The sudden entry of Rajini's movie was not welcomed by them.

But without showing any sign of fear over Kochadaiiyaan release, they decided to reconfirm their releases for Pongal by giving ads on papers. As traders and audience started anticipating the clash, here comes a surprising news again.

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The buzz says that Kochadaiiyaan has backed out of the Pongal race. Reading the situation, the makers of the Rajinikanth film have now decided to postpone the release of the forthcoming mega-budget movie. Indeed, it has now cleared the way for the clash of Jilla and Veeram at Tamil Box Office coming Sankranthi.

Sources say that the makers of Kochadaiiyaan wanted to avoid the clash of three big movies. They know that it will not help any movie even though the Rajinikanth's movie would get maximum screens for its release. Hence, the release date of the Tamil flick has been pushed. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...

Kochadaiiyaan To Have Solo Release

The movie bosses are now thinking to have a solo release. May be, Kochadaiiyaan would hit the screens in January last week or February first week.

Clear Picture At Kochadaiiyaan Audio Release

Reports say that Kochadaiiyaan makers would give a clear picture on the same during the audio release of the forthcoming Tamil movie.

Audio In December

The audio of Kochadaiiyaan will hit the stores in December. It will be released on December 12 to coincide with Rajinikanth's birthday.

Sigh Of Relief

On the other end, the rumours of Kochadaiiyaan backing out of the Pongal race has made the makers of Jilla and Veeram to breathe a sigh of relief.


Jilla starring Vijay, Mohanlal and Kajal Aggarwal is likely to release on January 10. It is directed by Nesen and produced by RB Chaudhary.


Whereas, the exact date of release of Veeram is yet to be revealed. The movie stars Ajith Kumar and Tamanna Bhatia in the lead roles. It is directed by Siruthai Siva and produced by Vijaya Productions.

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