Let’s look at Thala Ajith’s Pongal releases. Vaanmathi ( 1996 ): This Agathiyan directorial saw Ajith and Swathi pair up. This was the typical rich girl – poor guy romance which worked at the box office. This was the first Pongal release of Thala Ajith which ran for 100 days. Dheena ( 2001 ) :
It was 9 years of Siruthai on 14th January. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. It was a remake of Rajamouli’s Vikramarkudu starring Ravi Teja. 2. This was the second pairing between Karthi and Tammanah after Paiyaa. 3. Siruthai marked the debut of Siva as a director in Tamil. 4. The film
It was 4 years of Rajini Murugan on 14th January. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. It was Ponram’s second collaboration with Sivakarthikeyan after Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam. After this teamed up for Seema Raja. 2. It was a Pongal release and was a solo winner at the box office. The other releases
It was 41 years of Neeya on 13th January. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. The lead role was initially offered to Rajinikanth who turned down the offer to work as a solo hero. 2. Kamal Haasan took up the role because of his friendship with Sripriya. 3. There was an unrelated
It was 16 years of Virumandi on 14th January. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. The film was initially titled Sandiyar and then changed to Virumandi due to controversies surrounding the original title. 2. The film was first shot in Madurai and then shifted to Chennai with sets of Madurai being created
Let’s look at Vijay’s Pongal releases over the years. 1. Kannukul Nilavu ( 2000) : Fazil , Vijay and Shalini joined hands for the second time after the blockbuster success of Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. The film’s songs were chartbusters. However the film could not sustain itself at the box office. 2. Friends ( 2001 ) :
It was 28 years of Chinna Gounder on 14th January. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. The film was remade in Telugu as Chinnarayudu and in Kannada as Chikkejamanaru. 2. Sukanya won the Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Actress while the film won the third prize in Best Film category. 3.
It was 23 years of Minsara Kanavu on January 14th. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. Kajol made her Tamil debut with this film. Actress Revathi dubbed for Kajol in the film. 2. Gautham Vasudev Menon was a clap boy for the film and also made a cameo appearance. 3. The film
It was 5 years of I on 14th January. Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. The script was initially narrated to Rajinikanth but he wasn’t keen on doing it and hence Vikram came onboard. 2. Samantha was signed as the heroine first but opted out due to health issues. 3. The film
It was 20 years of Vaanathaippola on 14th January . Let’s look at 7 facts about the film. 1. The film won the National Award for Best Popular film providing wholesome entertainment. 2. The film won 2 Tamil Nadu State Awards – One for Best Director and the other one for Best Film. 3. R.