This pongal was made more festive with the release of Vijay's Bairavaa. Despite of the mixed reviews from people as well as critics the movie has managed to enter the prestigious 100 crore club and that too in just 4 days span. There were lots of rumors spreading in internet about this news however the air was cleared by the tweet of Vijaya Productions the banner in which Bairavaa is produced. They tweeted that,
The movie had a grand release not only in Tamilnadu but also in Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana and Andhra. Bairavaa collected 16.61 crore from Tamilnadu alone in the first day itself. The movie managed to collect 2.16 crore from Kerala in its first day of release. Lately Vijay's theri also managed to enter 100 crore club with ease.
Bairavaa is directed by Bharathan and has Vijay, Keerthy Suresh in lead role. Jagapathi Babu, Sathish, Thambi Ramaiah, Daniel Balaji, Mine Gopi, Sreeman are also in pivotal roles.