Up until now, five films were being planned to hit screens as Pongal releases - Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, Sketch, Madura Veeran, Gulaebaghavali along with Bhaskar Oru Rascal.

The Arvind Swami and Amala Paul starrer, Bhaskar Oru Rascal, too was announced to be a Pongal release a while back. 

Promotions for Bhaskar Oru Rascal, which were being carried out in print media as a Pongal release till now has now been apparently changed to a January release.

Directed by Siddique, Bhaskar Oru Rascal also stars Baby Nainika of Theri fame along with music by Amresh Ganesh under the Harshini Movies banner and is the official remake of the Mammootty and Nayanthara Malayalam hit film, Bhaskar The Rascal.

This now leaves four films that will be competing at the box office.