Movies releasing around Pongal 2023 that will double the joy!

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Movies releasing around Pongal 2023 that will double the joy!

Wondering which movie to watch on Pongal 2023? Here's a list of all the Tamil and Telugu movies releasing around the festival. Happy watching!

Festivals in India are celebrated with enthusiasm irrespective of religion and they get even more joyous when our favorite actors announce the release of their movies. In Bollywood, Eid gets a Salman Khan release and December holidays usually witness a Shah Rukh Khan film. Similarly, Pongal is a festive occasion in the southern movie industry, especially Tamil, to release blockbusters that multiply the fervor in the air. Pongal 2023 is no different. This year, we are getting not one, but nine movies! Thalapathy's 'Varisu' is already making headlines while Megastar Chiranjeevi's 'Waltair Veerayya' is already seeing a massive opening. If you are wondering which movies are releasing around Pongal, fret not. We got you covered!

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Check out these movies releasing around Pongal 2023. Take your pick!


Release date: January 12

Starring: Ajith Kumar, Manju Warrier, Ajay

About: A mysterious mastermind and his team forms a plan and commits bank heists across Chennai, but their motive for the thefts remains mysterious.



Release date: January 11

Starring: Vijay, Rashmika Mandanna

About: Vijay Rajendran is a happy-to-go-lucky man. Things change when his foster father dies unexpectedly.


Veera Simha Reddy

Release date: January 12

Starring: Nandamuri Balakrishna, Shruti Haasan, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar

About: Veera Simha Reddy's father is a revered man in a village and his son Bala Simha Reddy settles in the USA. When his father gets killed in the village politics, Bala Simha returns to India and takes revenge on who killed his father.


Waltair Veerayya

Release date: January 13

Starring: Chiranjeevi, Ravi Teja, Shruti Haasan, and Catherine Tresa

About: This is the story of a fisherman Veerayya and an egoistic ACP, who stops Veerayya from smuggling goods.


Kalyanam Kamaneeyam

Release date: January 14

Starring: Santosh Sobhan, Priya Bhavani Shankar

About: Siva and Sruthi's love blossoms into marriage. However, Siva is jobless and his efforts at trying to get a job go unnoticed by Sruthi which causes complications in their relationship. How will the couple overcome their differences?


Which movie are you excited to watch? Tell us in the comments below!

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