Friday Fury- April 8

Last Updated: Sat, Apr 09, 2011 04:46 hrs

Friday April 8 is an important day.

It is the beginning of the 2011 summer season. The holiday season biggies are on the way.

Today Sun Pictures first of the summer releases, Mappillai starring Dhanush- Hansika-Manisha is releasing big in nearly 300 screens.

Mappillai has tremendous recall value as it is a remake of Superstar Rajinikanth's film by the same title and has his real life son-in-law Dhanush playing the lead. The mass masala is expected to take a

fantastic opening.

The other release of the week is the eagerly awaited Prasanth's ambitious Ponnar Shankar, directed by his dad Thiagarajan. The film is based on a novel written by Kalaignar Karunanidhi, which should help
it to get a good opening in the election season. The film will hit the screens on Saturday, April 9.

In Hindi top masala director Aneez Bazmee's Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Suniel Shetty, Sonam Kapoor's Thank You is releasing. Then there is Rio a 3D kid's holiday special, which is also releasing big.