Wondering what to watch on TV this Pongal? We have got you covered
With just a few days to do for Pongal, the festivities are reaching a feverish peak. The makers of Ajith's Thunivu and Vijay's Varisu have announced that both the films will release on the same date (January 11), fans are awaiting an epic clash on the big day. In the meantime, those who do not want to get into the mad rush at the cinemas, need not fret as a series of recent releases are all set to make their Television premiere on the occasion of the harvest festival.
This romantic comedy starring Dhanush in the titular role and Nithya Menen (Shobana) in the lead emerged as one of the biggest hits of 2022. The film, directed by Mithran Jawahar, revolves around a dysfunctional family comprising a grandfather (Bharathiraja), father (Prakash Raj) and son (Dhanush). It delves into the relationship between Pazham and Shobana as well. The film will air on SUN TV.
When two young lovers are made to exchange their cell phones for a day, their life turns upside down. The film, which marks the acting debut of director Pradeep Ranganathan, was one of the biggest hits of the year and had a positive response from Gen Z. The film also stars Ivana, Yogi Babu, Raveena Ravi, Sathyaraj and Radikaa Sarathkumar and will air on Kalaignar TV.
Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu
Muthu (Silambarasan), a young graduate from a remote village in Naduvakurichi, goes to Mumbai to make a living. But things are not all rosy and he gets drawn into the Mumbai underworld and goes on to become a dreaded gangster himself. Gautham Menon's gangster drama will air on Kalaignar TV in January.
Karthi's rural entertainer Viruman, which is helmed by Muthaiah is all set to have its satellite premiere this Pongal. The film marks the debut of Aditi Shankar. The plot revolves around a narcissist and arrogant father, who would go any lengths to keep his younger son Viruman (Karthi) at bay. How t of Aditi Shankar in the industry and Karthi saves his siblings from his father forms the plot. The rural flick will air on Vijay TV.
Written and directed by Rishab Shetty, Kantara is set in coastal Karnataka and Bhootha Kola. Rishab plays a rebel and Kambala athlete, who has to defend his village against evil forces. The film also stars Kishore and Achyuth Kumar in crucial roles. The Kannada film, which has been transcending boundaries, with its rooted story is all set to air on Vijay TV at 2pm tomorrow