It was announced that many films will be released during the month of December 2012 and Pongal holidays. Most of the announced films were not released during that season. Alex Pandian, Samar, Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya, Puthagam and Vijaya Nagaram were released for Pongal.
Only films Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya and Samar got the recognition of the people. In spite of vast promotion, the most expected Alex Pandian was a flop. Puthagam and Vijaya Nagaram did not do well at the box office.
Viswaroobam which was postponed for several times is being released on 25th of this month. Many films are to be released on the occasion of Valentine Day. The film Kadal directed by Manirathnam was cleared by the Censor Board with a U certificate.
This film is being released on 1st February. It has also been decided to release the films David, Aadhi Bhagavan, Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga, Moondru Peyar Moondru Kadhal, Annakodiyum Kodiveeranum, Paradesi, Madha Gaja Raja and Ethir Neechal during the month of February.