Upcoming Tamil Movies Aiming for January 2022 Release

Tamil Movies Releasing January 2021: Pongal is a highly celebrated festival in South India and it always been a special season for filmmakers, actors and film lovers. To add much more colour to the festive season, several Tamil films hit the theaters in January to entertain the audience. 2021 pongal also promises the same, but this time on both OTT’s and Theaters, a few big kollywood movies hitting the Theaters while some movies are still choosing OTT platforms. Here are the list of Tamil movies to release in Pongal, 2021.


With the Re-opening of Theaters in India, big budget movies are planning for Theatrical releases starting from January, 2021. Though film lovers are eagerly waiting for new movies in Theaters, there are mixed opinions regarding the theatrical releases. However, we can expect a few Tamil movies during the Pongal/ Sankranthi days.

List of Tamil Movies Aiming for Pongal 2021 Release – Tamil Movies Releasing January 2021

  • Maara

Maara is an upcoming Tamil film starring Madhavan, Shraddha Srinath, Sshivada and others in lead roles. The movie is directed by Dhilip Kumar is releasing on 08th January, 2021 directly on Amazon Prime Video.

Theatrical Release Date: January 08, 2021
Cast: Madhavan, Shraddha Srinath, Sshivada
Direction: Dhilip Kumar
Producer: Prateek Chakravorty, Shruti Nallappa

  • Master

As per the latest Kollywood Buzz,  Vijay’s “Master” is all set to launch for theatrical release on January 13, 2020. However, there is no official confirmation regarding this news. But, thalapathy fans are hoping for Pongal release of their favorite star movie after a long gap.

Theatrical Release Date: January 13, 2021
Cast: Vijay, Vijay Sethupathi, Malavika Mohanan, Arjun Das, Andrea, Antony Varghese
Direction: Lokesh Kangaraj
Producer: Xavier Britto

  • Eeswaran

Another big news rumored in Kollywood is that Simbu’s Eeswaran is hitting the screens on Pongal, 2021. SS Thaman’s music and Susienthiran and Simbu’s first time combination increasing the expectations among the STR fans. Moreover, Simbu will be seen in a slim look after a long time.

Theatrical Release Date: January 14, 2021
Cast: Silambarasan (Simbu), Nidhhi Agerwal, Barathiraja
Direction: Susienthiran
Producer: Balaji Kapa

  • Bhoomi

Jayam Ravi 25th Film Bhoomi is hitting the OTT platform Disney+ Hotstar on 14th January, 2021 in both Tamil and Telugu languages

OTT Release Date: January 14, 2021
Cast: Jayam Ravi, Nidhi Aggarwal
Direction: Lakshman
Producer: Sujatha Vijaykumar

  • Kapadadaari

Kabadadaari is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language neo noir thriller film written and directed by Pradeep Krishnamoorthy, produced by Dr. G.Dhananjayan of BOFTA Media Works of Creative Entertainers Productions and starring Sibi Sathyaraj in lead role.

Theatrical Release Date: January 28, 2021 (Thaipoosam Day)
Cast: Sibi Sathyaraj, Nandita Sweta, Nassar
Direction: Pradeep Krishnamoorthy
Producer: G. Dhananjayan

  • Kalathil Sandhippom

Kalathil Santhippom is an upcoming multi starrer movie that has Jiiva and Arulnithi playing the lead roles. Roped in to play the female leads in this film are Priya Bhavani Shankar and Manjima Mohan.

Theatrical Release Date: Shifted to February 05, 2021
Cast: Jiiva, Arulnithi, Manjima Mohan , Priya Bhavani Shankar
Direction: N. Rajasekar
Producer: R. B. Choudary

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