Silambarasan aka STR has tweeted – "Poda Podi will be releasing for Diwali! Vaalu has been pushed. After a very long time, I will be having a Diwali release."
It clearly means STR has decided to take on Ilayathalapathy Vijay`s Thupakki which has also been announced as a Diwali release. Earlier STR had said Vaalu will be his Diwali release, but since the shoot got delayed it has been now pushed to Pongal 2013.
The long in the making Poda Podi recently had a single track release; the full album is now expected to be released by mid-October.The music for this dance based film has been composed by Dharan and has Varalakshmi Sarathkumar debuting as the heroine.