Reports say that Arvind Swami’s Bhaskar Oru Rascal starring Amala Paul, child artistes Nainika and Raghavan will release for Pongal. The film has been certified with U/A. The film is the Tamil remake of Malayalam hit Bhaskar is a Rascal starring Mammootty and Nayanthara.

This takes the Pongal release tally to six. Majority of the screen will be allotted to Suriya’s Thaanaa Serndha Koottam and Vikram’s Sketch. The other releases include Prabhudeva’s Guleabhagaveli, Sundar C’s Kalakalappu 2 and Vimal’s Madura Veeran.

Its expected that some of the smaller releases will back out before the Pongal weekend and release at a later date. January has two big weekends. For the Republic Day weekend Vishal’s Irumbhu Thirai, Udhaynidhi Stalin’s Nimir and Jayam Ravi’s Tik Tik Tik are scheduled to release.