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Pongal Release Movies 2022: Telugu, Tamil, Hindi OTT & Theater Date

Pongal 2022 Movies
Pongal Movies 2022

RRR along with other big-ticket films like Prabhas starrer Radhe Shyam, Prithviraj starring Akshay Kumar, etc have been postponed due to several states announcing the weekend curfews owing to a surge in the cases of Covid in India.

As we know that the Hindu harvesting festival Makar Sankranti which is known by the name Pongal in South India is being celebrated from Jan 14 to Jan 17, and there are a lot of films of Indian cinemas that are waiting to release around the festival.

Here we are listing all those movies of Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam cinema that are releasing Theatrically and on the Over the Top (OTT) platforms around Pongal Festival/Makar Sankranti.

Telugu Movies on Pongal 2022

The festive release is not easy for any movie, these dates create buzz among the audiences, a big-ticket filmmaker can book this slot or the makers who are fully confident on their projects.

Recently after airing the news of many big film postponements, low-budget films saw this as an opportunity and grabbed the Sankranthi/Pongal time slot as the release of their film.

Hero

Nidhhi Agerwal promised an entertaining film in her Twitter post. After several postponements on the occasion of Pongal/ Sankranthi, Makers chose the Pongal date for the film’s release. Mahesh Babu nephew Asok Dalla’s debut rom-com Hero will be released on Jan 15.

It stars Neha Aggarwal as a counterpart leads to Asok, Jagapathi Babu, Naresh Vennela Kishor, Satya in the significant roles in the film. Sriram Aditya helmed this project and it is bankrolled under Asok’s home production Amara Raja Media & Entertainment.

Rowdy Boys

Producer Dil Raju is all set to launch his Nephew Ashish Reddy in the Romantic Comedy-drama Rowdy Boys stars Ashish Reddy in the main lead role along with him Anupama Parameswaran as counterpart lead actress to Reddy. Rowdy Boys Revolves around college life. It is slated to hit the theatres during Sankranthi.

Bangarraaju

Megastar Nagarjuna Akkineni and son Chaitanya Akkineni’s pair in this drama will entertain us on Sankranthi. Bangarraju is a sequel to Nagarjuna’s earlier release Soggade Chinni Nayana’s (2016) blockbuster.

The American Dream

Bigg Boss Telugu season 1 fame Prince Cecil will soon be going to be seen in the Tollywood drama The American Dream, which depicts the lives of Indians living in America. Makers opt to release the film directly on the digital platform Aha during Sankranti(Jan 14).

Helmed by Vighnesh Koushik and backed by Pradeep Reddy, in addition to Prince, Neha Krishna will be playing the counterpart lead actress in the film other actors Subhalekha, Sudhakar, Raviteja, Mukkavali also part of the movie.

Super Machi

Kalyan Dev starrer Super Machi is all geared up to hit the theatres on Pongal, Rachita Ram will play the counterpart lead actress role to Kalyan, Super Machi is her debut Tollywood film. It is a Rom-com film bankrolled by Rizwan Thaman and Kushi under the banner of Rizwan Enterpreneur. Music in the film is given by Thaman S.

7 Days 6 Nights

MS Raju directorial Romantic comedy film 7 Days 6 Nights, Recently announced that the film will hit the theaters on Sankranthi (14 January). Bankrolled by Sumanth Ashwin and Rajinikanth S under the banner of Wild Honey Production. It stars Samarth Gollapudi, Nani Chamildisetty, UV Sushma, and Junaid Siddiqui in pivotal roles.

Hindi Film on the Occasion 2022

Earlier Akshay Kumar Starrer Prithviraj and Deepika’s digital debut film Gehraiyaan both were slated to release around the Pongal festival but got postponed owing to surge in the cases of Covid-19, about the latter film, Makers was to release it’s the trailer in the coming week in Alibaug, but they decided not to, due to the obvious reasons.

Gehraiyan will now be streaming on 11 Feb 2022 on the giant streaming platform Amazon Prime Video. Now, there is no Bollywood film being released in theatres during this Sankranthi/Pongal festival.

Tamil Movies on Pongal 2022

Pongal is a big celebration time for Tamilnadu region people, many low-budget films are slated to release during the Pongal festival.

Carbon

Romance Thriller has been released on the 13th of Jan, receiving mixed reviews. The film is directed by R Srinuvasan and produced by A Bhagyalakshmi, M Anandhajothi, R Srinuvasan, Vidaarth, and Dhanya B are the lead actors.

Enna Solla Pogirai

This from-com is the debut for stars and directors. Teju Ashwini, Avantika Mishra are the leading pair in the movie while Pugazh, Delhi Ganesh, Subbu Panchu are other actors, directed by A. Hariharan, film is now available in theaters.

Naai Sekar

Sathish starrer Naai Sekar will be playing the main lead role in the film, it is a Tamil comedy film directed by Kishore Rajkumar and backed by Kalpathi S. Aghoram with Kalapthi S. Ganesh and Kalpathi S. Suresh under the banner AGS Entertainment.

Theal

Prabhu Deva starrer Theal will hit the theatres on Jan 14, Recently the film has been censored with the U/A certificate by censor board, It has a Runtime of 115 minutes. Directed by Harikumar, this Kollywood action thriller is backed by the Studio Green production house. The cinematography and editing have been carried out by Vignesh Babu and the National awardee K.L. Praveen. C. Sathya is a music composer.

Malayalam Movies on Pongal

The Malayalam movie industry is growing so fast, these festive dates matter for the movies, though a big-ticket film Dulquer Salman’s highly anticipated film Salute has been postponed in the wake of covid-19.

Meppadiyan

Mollywood film Meppadiyan is releasing on 14 Jan 2022 coinciding with the Pongal festival. It stars Unni Mukundan, Aju Varghese, Anu Kurian in pivotal roles, the film is based on real-life events, Unni Mukundan is playing the commoner role of Jaykrishnan.

Vishnu Mohan is the writer and director of the film and it is produced by the main lead Mukundan himself under his home banner Unni Mukundan Films Pvt. Ltd.

Thuramukham

Mollywood period drama Thuramukham is all set to hit the screens on Jan 20, 2022. It stars Malayalam star Nivin Pauly and Indrajith Sukumaran in the main lead roles other actors Joju George, Nimisha Sajayan, and Poornima Indrajith in the significant roles. It is set in Kerala’s 1940’s Kochi labor struggles. Helmed by Rajeev Ravi and produced by Sukumar Thekkepat under Thekepat films.

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