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Prabhas shares new posters, Radhe Shyam to release in January 2022. See here

Prabhas and Pooja Hegde's romantic drama Radhe Shyam will release in theatres on January 14, 2022 on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Pongal. See new posters.
Radhe Shyam has been shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi.
Radhe Shyam has been shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi.
Published on Jul 30, 2021 11:54 AM IST
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Pongal 2021: Kolam, rice, and prayers for a better year ahead

With fun, food and frolic at home, Pongal celebrations in Delhi-NCR will be an intimate affair as the Tamil community prays to the Sun god for a brighter year ahead.
A devotee uses her mobile phone torch as she cooks a rice dish as devotees attend Pongal celebrations early morning on January 14, 2021.(Reuters)
A devotee uses her mobile phone torch as she cooks a rice dish as devotees attend Pongal celebrations early morning on January 14, 2021.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 14, 2021 05:49 PM IST
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Tamil culture, history, language essential for India's future, says Rahul Gandhi

Tamil culture, history and language are essential for the future of India and are needed to be respected, said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on who is in Madurai to attend the traditional bull-taming sport, 'Jallikattu', and celebrate Pongal.
Addressing the event, Gandhi said it was quite a lovely experience to see Tamil culture, history in action.(Unsplash)
Addressing the event, Gandhi said it was quite a lovely experience to see Tamil culture, history in action.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 14, 2021 05:03 PM IST
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Pongal 2021: History, significance and celebrations of the harvest festival

  • Pongal is celebrated with a lot of zeal in various parts of India, especially, Tamil Nadu and this year, it is being celebrated on January 14. Here's all you need to know about the history, significance and celebrations of Pongal in India.
Pongal 2021
Pongal 2021
Updated on Jan 14, 2021 11:35 AM IST
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Pongal 2021: Here's how you can make the delicious Sakkarai Pongal, easy recipe

  • Try this extremely simple recipe of Sakkarai Pongal on this auspicious day and take your taste buds on a ride. You will love it.
Sakkarai Pongal recipe(Instagram/sharmilacooksforkids)
Sakkarai Pongal recipe(Instagram/sharmilacooksforkids)
Updated on Jan 14, 2021 11:32 AM IST
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TN to issue circular restricting AIADMK from distributing tokens for Pongal sops

CM Edappadi Palaniswami had, on the first day of his election campaign, announced that 26 million ration card holders in Tamil Nadu will receive Rs2,500 and groceries for Pongal
AIADMK party workers celebrate after the announcement of Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's name as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.(PTI)
AIADMK party workers celebrate after the announcement of Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's name as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections.(PTI)
Published on Dec 31, 2020 04:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu

Jayam Ravi’s 25th film Bhoomi to release on Disney Hotstar for Pongal 2021

Tamil film Bhoomi, starring Jayam Ravi in the role of a farmer, will release on Pongal on OTT platform Disney Hotstar next year. The actor made the announcement on Twitter.
Bhoomi stars Jayam Ravi as a farmer.
Bhoomi stars Jayam Ravi as a farmer.
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 05:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Haricharan Pudipeddi

Tamil Nadu allows Jallikattu with Covid-19 restrictions

All participants must undergo the Covid-19 test at a government laboratory and produce a negative certificate, said a statement from the government
Representational photo.(AP File)
Representational photo.(AP File)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 02:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu

Master producer reiterates film will only release in theatres for Diwali or Pongal

Keeping the coronavirus situation pandemic in mind, Master’s producer Xavier Britto said they’re targeting Diwali 2020 or Pongal 2021 for the film’s release. It will not see an OTT release.
Vijay in a poster from Master.
Vijay in a poster from Master.
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 04:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar

Rajinikanth’s Annaatthe to miss Diwali release, will hit the screens for Pongal 2021

Rajinikanth’s upcoming Tamil film Annaatthe will now release only around Pongal next year. The makers, Sun Pictures, released a video to make the announcement.
Rajinikanth’s next film Annaatthe was to release on Diwali.
Rajinikanth’s next film Annaatthe was to release on Diwali.
Updated on May 13, 2020 02:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar

PHOTOS: A glimpse of Pongal festivities in India and Sri Lanka

Women dance around a kolam drawing during Pongal festivities, at Tamil Nadu House, Chankyapuri in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO) 5
Women dance around a kolam drawing during Pongal festivities, at Tamil Nadu House, Chankyapuri in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 06:13 PM IST
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Elderly woman dances her heart out during Pongal celebration, wins hearts

The video has been tweeted by Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, who celebrated Pongal with staff from Municipalities, Public Work Department and women of the Swachatha Corporation.
A video of an elderly woman swaying to a tune during Pongal celebrations, while a crowd cheers her on has taken social media by storm.(Twitter/@thekiranbedi)
A video of an elderly woman swaying to a tune during Pongal celebrations, while a crowd cheers her on has taken social media by storm.(Twitter/@thekiranbedi)
Published on Jan 15, 2020 01:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Happy Pongal 2020: Indian traditions, customs, gifts and more

Pongal 2020: Pongal or Thai Pongal is widely celebrated in the southern India, mostly by the Tamils. It spans across four days. This year, it will be celebrated from January 14 to January 17.
Pongal 2020: For an agriculture-based country like India, the end of barren winters calls for a celebration.(PTI)
Pongal 2020: For an agriculture-based country like India, the end of barren winters calls for a celebration.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 09:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Pongal 2020: Wishes, Messages, Quotes, Greetings, Images, Facebook and Whatsapp status to share with your loved ones

Happy Pongal 2020: Pongal is an occasion offering prayers in the home, temples, getting together with family and friends, and exchanging gifts to renew social bonds of solidarity.
Happy Pongal 2020: Pongal, also referred to as Tai Pongal, is a multi-day harvest festival of South India, particularly in the Tamil community.(PTI)
Happy Pongal 2020: Pongal, also referred to as Tai Pongal, is a multi-day harvest festival of South India, particularly in the Tamil community.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 09:25 AM IST
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Happy Pongal 2020: Here are a few traditional recipes to cook during the festival

Pongal 2020: Traditionally, the festival is named after Pongal, the traditional dish prepared from the new harvest of rice boiled in milk with jaggery.
The festival is marked by preparing the Pongal sweet dish. It is first offered to the gods and then shared among family members. In some communities, it is also offered to a cow.(itcgrandgoa/Instagram)
The festival is marked by preparing the Pongal sweet dish. It is first offered to the gods and then shared among family members. In some communities, it is also offered to a cow.(itcgrandgoa/Instagram)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 09:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Rs 1000 cash bonanza for Pongal, orders EPS; bribing voters, says DMK

The opposition DMK has criticised the populist scheme will cost the state exchequer over Rs 2000 crore.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced a cash bonanza of Rs 1000 for all ration card holders along with a gift hamper for Pongal festivals ahead of local bodies elections.(PTI File Photo)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced a cash bonanza of Rs 1000 for all ration card holders along with a gift hamper for Pongal festivals ahead of local bodies elections.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Nov 26, 2019 09:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan

Rajinikanth’s Darbar might clash with son-in-law Dhanush’s Pattas this Pongal

Darbar, starring Rajinikanth, in the lead will release on Pongal and so will Dhanush Pattas.
While Darbar stars Rajinikanth in the lead, Pattas will see Dhanush as its main lead.
While Darbar stars Rajinikanth in the lead, Pattas will see Dhanush as its main lead.
Updated on Nov 12, 2019 12:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Karthik Kumar

Kamal Haasan’s first look from Indian 2 revealed by Shankar on Pongal . See pic

Filmmaker S Shankar shared Kamal Haasan’s first look from their upcoming film Indian 2 while wishing their fans on Pongal.
Kamal Haasan in Indian 2.
Kamal Haasan in Indian 2.
Updated on Jan 15, 2019 11:00 AM IST
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