New Movies to be released on Pongal

For the film industry, the Sankranti, as well as Pongal celebrations, are always special. This holiday season, moviegoers will be able to see a diverse range of Bollywood, Hollywood, Tollywood, and Kollywood films on the big screen. There are big ones, pan-India films, and small films in theatres. So, if you like movies, buckle up and read this article to decide which one to watch from this list. Check out the following new movies to be released on Pongal.

New movies to be released on Pongal

‘Kuttey’ is all set to release on January 13. Arjun Kapoor, Tabu, Konkona Sen Sharma, Naseeruddin Shah, Radhika Madan, and Kumud Mishra star in the film, which is directed by Luv Ranjan of Pyaar ka Punchnama fame. It’s being marketed as a black comedy flick. Luv Ranjan’s Luv Films co-produced the film with Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series as well as Vishal Bhardwaj’s Vishal Bhardwaj Films.


Let’s see who will prevail in the conflict between Thunivu and the eagerly anticipated Tamil film “Varisu,” which is also scheduled for the Pongal 2023 release. Under the auspices of Sri Venkateswara Creations and PVP Cinemas, it is directed by Vamshi Paidipally and supported by Dil Raju and Sirish. Thalapthy Vijay as well as Rashmika Mandanna play pivotal roles. The film will be released in theatres on January 12, 2023. It is said to have been made on a budget of 200 crores. The film’s Telugu name is Vaarasudu. It is also anticipated to be released in Hindi. Ranjithame, a lyrical song from this movie, has gotten a lot of attention and can be heard on all streaming platforms.

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Waltair Veerayya

Waltair Veerayya, a Telugu movie, is set to hit theatres on January 13, 2023. The main actors in the film are Chiranjeevi, Shruti Haasan, Catherine Trese, as well as Ravi Teja. K.S. Ravindra directed the film, which was produced by Naveen Yerneni & Y Ravi Shankar under the flag of Mythri Movie Makers. Urvashi Rautela’s lyrical video for “Boss Party”, featured in this film, went viral.

Veera Simha Reddy

God of the Folks Gopichand Malineni directs Nandamuri Balakrishna’s much-anticipated Veera Simha Reddy. Under the name Mythri Movie Makers, Naveen Yemeni as well as Y Ravi Shankar are in charge of producing it. Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Honey Rose, and Shruti Haasan are also featured as the film’s main protagonists.


Thala Ajith plays the lead in the Tamil movie Thanivu, which is helmed by H Vinoth. The industry will be forever changed by the Varisu vs. Thunivu Tangle in 2023 on Pongal. The film is supported by Boney Kapoor’s Bayview Projects LLP as well as Zee Studios. Red Giant Movies will handle distribution. Ajith’s most recent movie, Valimai, was a box-office success, so the same is anticipated for his upcoming project. The movie is now being released during Pongal, and the Chilla Chilla lyrical song from it has already received over 1.6 crore views in just a few days.



A $50 million budget was used to produce the Hollywood action thriller “Plane.” Lionsgate obtained the film, which was shot in Puerto Rico, in 2021. The storyline of the plane is about a pilot who makes it out alive after attempting an emergency touchdown in an unsafe location. The film stars Gerard Butler and is set to hit theatres in the United States on January 13, 2023, and in India on January 27th in English only.

Mission Majnu

Mission Majnu, a film by Shantanu Bagchi, will now have its digital opening night instead of its theatrical debut. It will be available for streaming on Netflix on January 20, 2023. The film’s main stars are Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna, and it is created by Ronnie Screwvala, Amar Butala, as well as Garima Mehta under the banners of RSVP Movies, Guilty By Association, & Media LLP.

Now that you know which films will be released on Pongal in India, tell us which ones you’ll be rushing to buy tickets for! Please let us know if you know of any other movies that will be released for Pongal 2023.

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