From Thalaivii to Laabam, this Vinayaka Chathurthi weekend will have six Tamil film releases on OTT and in theatres
Vinayaka Chathurthi is considered to be a great day by the makers to release their films as they can mint more at the box office on national holidays, especially if they fall over a weekend. For movie lovers too, several film releases add on to their celebrations of the festival. And with theatres opening in Tamil Nadu and several other cities, there are more reasons to celebrate. The upcoming weekend around Ganesh Chaturti that falls on September 10 will see releases of six major films from Kollywood on OTT and in theatres. So grab a bucket of popcorn and have great weekend binge-watching movies.
Here are the six releases from Kollywood to keep you hooked throughout the weekend.
After several delays, the movie starring Kangana Ranaut will finally see the light of day on September 10..The Manikarnika actor took to social media to share the news of her upcoming release. The movie is a biopic of the late Chief Minister of Tamil J. Jayalalitha, played by the actor. It also features Arvind Swami in the role of the late Chief Minister, MG Ramachandran, along with Madhoo, Shamna Kasim, Samuthirakani and many more.
2) Tughlaq Durbar
The upcoming Vijay Sethupathi movie has the fans’ anticipation at its peak since the movie’s announcement and release of promos on social media. The movie is geared up for its direct TV premiere on Sun TV and subsequently on Netflix on the day of Vinayaka Chathurthi. The movie stars Raashi Khanna, Parthiban and Manjima Mohan among others in pivotal roles. The movie is touted to be a political thriller that will feature Sethupathi as a politician for the first time on screen.
3) Sivakumarin Sabadham
Starring Hiphop Tamizha Adhi in the lead role, Sivakumarin Sabadham is said to be a visual treat for the audience. The upcoming Hiphop Tamizha musical has given fans the pleasure of listening to the jukebox of the upcoming movie, on social media. Songs like Sivakumar Pondati and Thillalangadi Lady, are being played on the loop by many fans of the musical duo. We will get to enjoy the upcoming Hiphop Tamizha fest on big screens during the festival weekend. The movie will be getting it’s theatrical release on September 10.
4) Kodiyil Oruvan
All the fans of Vijay Antony will now have a chance to rejoice their favourite star’s theatrical release of the movie on September 10. Touted to be a political drama, the movie is directed by Ananda Krishnan and stars Aathmika as the female lead. The Vijay Antony starrer was initially scheduled to release in April, but was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.
The upcoming much-awaited movie of Santhanam is getting its OTT release on Zee5 on September 10. The movie stars former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh in an important role along with Anagha, Yogi Babu and Rajendran. The upcoming science-fiction comedy movie has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja and is helmed by Karthik Yogi.
Another Vijay Sethupathi fest is all set to release on big screens on the day of Vinayaka Chathurthi. The movie was helmed by the late director SP Jananathan of Iyarkkai and Peranmai fame. Shruti Haasan will be seen romancing Vijay Sethupathi on screen for the upcoming social drama that conveys the value of farmers. The movie features Jagapathi Babu as the antagonist. Post its release, the film will premiere on Netflix and Sun TV.