Vijay’s Mersal is still going strong in many centres but new releases can now be brave and release. There will be three releases this week and adding screens is Siddharth’s horror thriller Aval.

Siddharth Aval released last week and despite rains has shown promise. The film has garnered praise from critics and audience alike for its true genre genre. Many distributors are adding screens to cash in on the hype.

Udhaynidhi Stalin’s Ippadai Vellum starring Manjima Mohan, Soori and Radikaa will also release this weekend. The film is an action thriller and is directed by Gaurav Narayanan. The second release is Nayantha​ra​’s Aramm. The film tackles the ever prevalent water issue. The third release is the Telugu Tamil bilingual Nenjil Thunivurundhal.The film stars Sundeep Kishan and M​e​hreen in the lead. The film is directed by Suseethiran.