Five movies are set for clash during Pongal 2018 from Jan 12th. Meantime at the end of Jan 2018, 4 movies are confirmed for release. Vishal's Irumbu Thirai, Jayam Ravi's Tik Tik Tik, Udhayanithi's Nimir, and Anushka starring Bhaagamathie are confirmed as Republic Day release.
Nimir, directed by Priyadharshan and featuring Udhayanidhi had received U from censor board and it was latest addition for Jan 26 release. Udhayanithi's Red Giant movies had produced it, Namitha Pramod and Parvathi Nair are two female leads in it. The movie was the remake of super hit Mollywood film Maheshinte Prathikaaram that featured Fahadh Faasil in lead.
Irumbu Thirai, Vishal producing and acting in this action thriller where Arjun will be seen as antagonist and Samantha in female lead. Directed by PS Mithran, Yuvan Shankar Raja tuned single was released two days before and the audio is set to launch on Jan 10th.
Tik Tik Tik, India's first space thriller written and directed by MIruthan director Shakti Sounder Rajan had Jayam Ravi in male lead and Nivetha Pethuraj as female lead. It also has Singaporean actor Aaron Aziz, Jayaprakash, Ramesh Thilak and Vincent Asokan in pivotal roles. D Imman composed songs are massive hit and the glimpse of background score can be felt on its trailer.
Bhaagamathie, Anushka Shetty starring historical horror thriller directed by G Ashok. The trailer of the film which was released yesterday received stupendous responses from audience and got great reviews from critics. UV Creations produced it, Thaman score music and Madhi handled camera. It has Unni Mukundan, Jayaram, Asha Sarath and Aadhi Pinisetty in important roles.