It is the first Friday after Pongal and there are a slew of new releases. And it is the big Republic Day weekend. The regular three Tamil releases are Appavi Kateri, Aaroopam and Thottal Thodarum. These little known movies are releasing mainly in single screens with one or two shows each.
The big Hindi film of the week is Akshay Kumar’s action packed anti-terrorist thriller Baby. Then there is Sonam Kapoor’s Dolly Ki Doli . Among the lot Baby has got more screens than others, as it is being released by SPI Cinemas.
The lone Telugu release is Patas and in English there is Mortdecai. Malayalam is having a big weekend as Fahad Fazil’s Mariam Mukku, Prithviraj’s Picket 43 and his elder brother Indrajith’s Rasam in which Mohanlal plays a cameo are releasing in Chennai along with Kerala.