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Pokkiri re-release: Here is why you should revisit Vijay and Asin’s film once again

Pokkiri re-release: The iconic comedian Vadivelu adds comic value to the film, while the chartbuster songs by Mani Sharma and the chemistry between Asin and Vijay make it a must-watch for fans. 

Pokkiri re-release: Here is why you should revisit Vijay and Asin’s film once again
Pokkiri is the offiical remake of Mahesh Babu's Telugu blockbuster Pokiri.

Last Updated: 09.43 AM, Jun 15, 2024


Following the huge reception and thunderous welcome the re-release of Vijay’s Ghilli got, yet another film of the actor is gearing up for re-release . The Prabhu Deva directorial is slated to be re-released on June 21. While the film was a hit even during its initial release, it always demands a re-watch and we bring you the reasons why you can watch it again. The film is available for streaming on SunNXT and OTTplay Premium.

Reasons to revisit Pokkiri on SunNXT


High commercial entertainer

Pokkiri, directed by Prabhudheva, is nothing short of being a mass and commercial entertainer, which can best enjoyed both in theatres and at your home. With the perfect mix of emotions, comedy, drama, music, stunts and heroism, Pokkiri is one of those films you should watch if you are a Vijay fan. There are enough heroic moments, at the same time sentimental values in the film’s story that can sum up for being an entertainer.

Comic values

Vadivelu has played the comedian in the film. His role Master Body Soda, has become an iconic character in Tamil cinema. Even with enough of action blocks, Pokkiri is known for many comedy scenes featuring Vadivelu, Asin and Vijay. Lines like “tea innum varala”, “manda mela iruka kondaiya marandutene” have went on to become pop cultural references in Tamil.

Chartbuster songs

Pokkiri has music by Mani Sharma. The music album boasts chartbusters. Songs like Mambazham, Pokkiri Pongal, have become chartbusters during the time of initial release. The songs are still considered one of the best in Vijay’s career, which also gave the actor immense scope to showcase his dancing abilities.

Asin and Vijay’s chemistry

Asin and Vijay collaborated once again for Pokkiri after Sivakasi. At the time of its release, scores of fans hooted for the Vijay and Asin’s chemistry in the film, who went on to pair up and work in Kavalan as well.

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