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Tamil Movies For Diwali-Pongal Festivals

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The upcoming festival Diwali and Pongal, is all set to witness the release of Tamil superstars movies.

It has become the custom for many Tamil movie makers to release their movies on festival days. Recently, Vijay starrer Thalaivaa was released on the auspicious day of Eid, on August 9.

The 2013 Pongal festival witnessed the release of Karthi Sivakumar starrer Alex Pandian and Tamil comedy Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya (KLTA). Alex Pandian failed to loot the Box Office, but low budget movie KLTA turned to be a superhit.

Vijay's Thuppakki was released in 2012 for Diwali festival and it was turned out to be the biggest hit in his career. It reportedly minted over Rs 100 crore at the Box Office.

Industry experts say that festive seasons are very important for Tamil film industry. In fact, Pongal is considered even more important because it is celebrated across the state for four days, and therefore, the audience are likely to visit theatres across these days is higher than on any given day.

The latest buzz from the Kollywood is that the much anticipated movie Biriyani starring Karthi has scheduled its release date for 2014, Pongal festival. Initially the movie was scheduled to release in September. So, the movie is more likely to clash with Vijay starrer Jilla and Ajith starrer Veeram.

Click on the slides to know more movies, which are expected to release for Diwali and Pongal...

All In All Azhagu Raja

Karthi's comedy entertainer All in All Azhagu Raja, which is directed by M Rajesh, is slated to release during Diwali this year.

Vishwaroopam 2

Vishwaroopam 2, the sequel of Vishwaroopam, was released in January, 2013. The movie had Kamal Hassan and Pooja Kumar in the lead cast.


Arrambam, which was slated to release in September, has postponed its release to Diwali festival. Ajith Kumar, Nayantara, Arya, Taapsee Pannu will be seen in the important roles.


The movie makers have scheduled the release of Vijay starrer Jilla for 2014 Pongal festival. The movie has Kajal Aggarwal and Mohanlal in the lead roles and is directed by RT Neason.


Veeram, which is directed by Siruthai Siva, has Ajith Kumar, Tamanna Bhatia and Santhanam in the important roles.

Endrendrum Punnagai

Endrendrum Punnagai is a long time awaited movie in Tamil. The movie has Jiva and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles.


Biriyani was earlier slated to release in September, but for unknown reasons it has been pushed to 2014 Pongal festival. The movie has Karthi Sivakumar and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles.

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