Pongal holiday releases- Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, Vikram’s Sketch and Prabhu Dheva’s Gulaebaghavali hit screens today. The film will enjoy a long festive weekend. Theatres have been grated special permission to screens upto five shows a day. On January 13, 14, 15 and 16 theatres will screen a 9 am show.

This has come a a major relief to distributors and theatre owners as the increased number of shows give the Pongal releases a equal chance at the box office.

Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam seems to be the front runner. The film is also getting a huge release in Tollywood. Vikram’s Sketch is expected to do well in B and C centres also. Early reports say that Gulaebaghavali is a thrilling adventure comedy.