In this New Year, the films Maalai Nerathu Mayakkam, Tharkappu, Peigal Jaakirathey and Karai Oram were released.
For the Pongal festival, Vishal starrer Kathakali, Sivakarthikeyan starrer Rajini Murugan, Bala’s Thara Thappattai and Udhayanidhi Stalin starrer Gethu were released and are running successfully in theatres.
20 high budgeted and low budgeted films are in the final stages of production. The producers are holding a consultative meeting in order discusses the release of their films since the elections are approaching,
At this juncture, Vijay’s Theri and Surya’s 24 are in final stages. Hence it has been decided to release both the films before the elections. It is expected that both the films will be released during the month of April. Elections are likely to take place during the month of May.
The film Theri has Vijay in the lead role. Samantha and Amy Jackson are the heroines of the film. Prabhu and Radhika are donning important roles. Actress Meena’s daughter Nainika is donning the role of Vijay’s daughter. Atlee is directing this action oriented family film.
Surya is donning triple roles in 24. Samantha and Nithya Menon are the heroines of the film. Vikram Kumar is directing the film. This is a thriller film.
The shooting of Kabali which has Rajinikanth in the lead role is also in the final stages. The shooting of the film has taken place in Chennai, Malaysia and Goa. Now once again the shooting will take place in Malaysia. Rajinikanth will be flying to Malaysia next week. It is expected that Kabali will be released after the elections.
Rajinikanth is donning the role of an underground don. Radhika Apte is donning the female lead role. Dhansika, Kalaiarasan and Dinesh are donning important roles. Taiwanese actor Winston Chao and Malaysian actor Rosyam Nor are donning villain roles.
Prabhu Solomon has directed a film which has Dhanush and Kirthi Suresh in the lead roles. This film is also in the final stages. This film is also likely to be released after elections.