From Tamilarasan to Thunivin Kural: Kollywood Films to watch out for on Tamil New Year!

(This article is authored by Alar)

The Tamil New Year, which falls on April 14 this year, is going to be a treat for movie lovers as few new Tamil films are set to hit the screens on the same day. The films belong to different genres and have some popular stars and directors in the lead roles. Here is a brief overview of the films that are releasing on Tamil New Year 2023:


This is an action thriller directed by S. Kathiresan and starring Raghava Lawrence, Sarathkumar and Priya Bhavani Shankar. The film has music by G.V. Prakash Kumar and is produced by K.P. Thirumaran. The film marks the comeback of Lawrence after a long gap and promises to be a racy entertainer with some social messages.

Thiruvin Kural:

This is a historical drama directed by Gunasekhar and starring Arulnithi and Bharathiraja. The film is based on the epic love story of King Dushyanta and Shakuntala from the Mahabharata and also adapts the Sanskrit play by Kalidasa with the same name. The film has music by Mani Sharma and is produced by Subaskaran under Lyca Productions.

Soppana Sundari:

This is a hyperlink comedy directed by S.G. Charles and starring Aishwarya Rajesh, Lakshmi Priyaa, Deepa Shankar, Karunakaran, Sathish Krishnan, Redin Kingsley, Mime Gopi and others. The film has music by Ajmal Tahseen and is produced by I Movies.

Yaanai Mugathan:

This is a fantasy comedy directed by Regish Mithila and starring Yogi Babu, Ramesh Thilak, Urvashi and Karunakaran. The film has music by Bharath Shankar and is produced by GM Film Corporation. The film features Yogi Babu as Lord Ganesha and Ramesh Thilak as his devotee who is an auto driver.


This is a long-awaited cop thriller directed by Babu Yogeswaran and starring Vijay Antony, Ramya Nambeesan, Pranav Mohanlal, Sonu Sood, Suresh Gopi and Yogi Babu. The film has music by Ilaiyaraaja and is produced by Karan C Productions.