The Tamil New Year along with ‘Vishu’ celebrated in Kerala and Karnataka falls on April 14 this year. With Tamil Nadu gearing up for the elections along with the rest of the country, the New Year will be heralded in with more hopes for a brighter future.
We will make your channel browsing easier this Tamil New Year by listing the films you can catch on TV. From Rajinikanth’s Petta to Jayam Ravi’s Adanga Maru, here are some of the movies you can watch on TV this Tamil New Year.
RJ Balaji’s political satire that released in February this year, will play at 11.00 am on Sun TV. The film also starred Priya Anand and marked the debut of KR Prabhu as director.
Rajinikanth’s mass entertainer Petta that released for Pongal this year alongside Ajith’s Viswasam will play at 6.30 pm on Sun TV. The film was directed by Karthik Subbaraj and had a multi-star casting. The film is also available on Netflix for streaming.
This film starring Atharva in the lead was released just a few weeks ago on March 8. Written, directed and produced by R Kannan who had made films like Settai and Ivan Thandhiran, the film will play at 11.00 am on Zee Tamil.
A dance drama starring Prabhu Deva in the lead, this film was directed by AL Vijay and released in August last year. You can watch Lakshmi on Zee Tamil at 3.30 pm.
Perhaps as an alternative to Petta, you could choose to watch his 2.0 that released in November last year. High on visual effects, the film is the sequel to Shankar’s 2010 Enthiran. 2.0 will play at 6.30 pm on Zee Tamil.
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A Kannada original starring Yash in the lead will play at 11.30 am on Colors Tamil. The film released in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam on December 21 and received widespread acclaim in addition to acing the box office collections.
Starring Jayam Ravi in the lead, Adanga Maru is a thriller written and directed by debut director Karthik Thangavel. The film saw Jayam Ravi playing a Sub-Inspector and was released on December 21 last year. Adanga Maru stars at 11.00 am on Vijay TV.
This sequel to Vikram’s 2003 hit Saamy will play at 5.30 pm on Vijay TV. Also starring Keerthy Suresh, Bobby Simha and Aishwara Rajesh in pivotal roles, the film failed to make an impact at the box office.