Pongal release movies – An analysis!

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This pongal festival is going to witness the release of 4 big movies (‘Thaarai Thappattai’, Rajini Murugan’, ‘Gethu’ and ‘Kathakali’). These films target the continuous 4 days holiday during the festival. Now, we may have glance on those movies.


This is an action thriller movie, directed by Pandiraj having Vishal, Catherine Teresa and Suri as antagonists. Its music director is Hiphop Thamizha. Pandiraj assures that it will be a new type of Vishal movie unlike others. The story of this film will resemble the movements of Kathakali dance.Pandiraj has finished off this movie in the midst of his busy schedule.

Thaarai Thappattai

This film depicts the life of Karakattam artists. Sasikumar and Varalakshmi Sarathkumar have assumed the role of Naathaswaram artist and Karakattam artist respectively. It is Ilaiyaraajaa’s 1000th film. Ilaiyaraja composed 12 songs for this film in the manner of live orchestra. As Bala’s films usually arrive at the awards, this film also has stimulated the expectations of many.


It is also a crime thriller movie having Udhayanithi and Emi Jackson as male and female leads. Its director is Thirukkumaran. Udhayanithi emerges in stylish look for this film. Harish Jeyaraj has performed as music director. Vikhranth is the villain for this film. This movie will cheer the fans as a commercial action treat.

Rajini Murugan

It is Sivakarthikeyan’s comedy track once again after a long gap. Its release was postponed several times last year. This movie overcame the hurdles like producer and release issues. Sivakarthikeyan, Keerthi Suresh, Suri and Samuthrakani are antagonists of this film having Ponram as director.
As this movie includes the aspects like village youths’ cheer and love, it can be labeled as a Pongal special movie. Moreover, Iman’s songs for this movie are already hit. Among the Pongal release movies, this film can be notified as a special one. We should wait for few more days to know the real results regarding these movies.