After the Tamil Film Producers Council strike ended on Wednesday, Kollywood has been coming back with a with a vengeance. Karthik Subbaraj’s, Prabhu Deva starrer, ‘no-language’ fil, ‘Mercury’ hit theatres here in Tamil Nadu on Friday. While the released dates of the much-awaited Superstar starrer, Kaala’ and auteur Kamal Hassan’s ‘Viswaroopam 2’ will be delayed.The TNFC president Vishal was reported to have said, “Kamal Haasan was eyeing a May release for his film ‘Vishwaroopam 2’. It looks like it may get postponed now,”

Rumours aboded that Vishal’s very own ‘Irumbu Thirai’ is set to be released on the 18 of May but official sources have denied them all as baseless rumours. A Twitter announcement claimed, “Buzzes about @VishalKOfficial #IrumbuThirai hitting screens on May 18 release is baseless rumour. Date not yet finalized and official word on release date will be made soon. @akarjunofficial @VffVishal @thisisysr @Samanthaprabhu2 @Psmithran”