May 17, 2024 Theatre Release Tamil Movies List

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Last week released movies received moderate reviews from the fans. Star Movie has gotten the most positive reviews for the past week. Movie lovers are waiting for this week's movie releases and are excited to watch the movies in theatres.

Also Read: List Of OTT Release Tamil Movies And Series

May 17 Tamil Movie Releases:

  • Inga Naan Thaan Kingu 
  • Election 
  • Kanni 
  • Paddikadha Pakkangal 

Inga Naan Thaan Kingu:

Inga Naan Thaan Kingu is Santhanam's next movie which falls under the comedy genre. Santhanam is a well-known comedy actor who turned into a lead character and has a huge fanbase for his dialogue delivery. 

Santhanam, as a lead, chose comedy movies and concentrated on entertaining the audience with his humour in the movies. In this case, the movie Inga Naan Thaan Kingu also falls under the same genre and the movie team released a fun-filled trailer on April 26.

Inga Naan Thaan Kingu trailer opens with the marriage of the hero, and soon the trailer turns with a twist as the hero gets into trouble when the police accuse him of setting off a bomb in Chennai following several bomb blasts. Will the hero be able to prove his innocence? The trailer is filled with a touch of Santhanam's sense of humour and shows the struggles of newly married with fun-filled elements. 

Inga Naan Thaan Kingu Cast And Crew:

The movie Inga Naan Thaan Kingu stars Santhanam, Priyalaya, Thambi Ramaiah, Vivek Prasanna, Bala Saravanan, Munishkanth, Attul, Maaran, Seshu, Swaminathan, Cool Suresh, and late actor Manobala. 

The movie was directed by Anand Narayan and produced by Sushmita Anbuchezhian. The music for the movie was composed by A D. Imman Musical.

Election (2024):

Election is an upcoming political action movie that will be released in theatres on May 17. The movie trailer intrigues the audience with the quote by Abraham Lincoln," The Ballot is stronger than a Bullet". The movie is expected to deliver a strong message about Politics.

The Movie shows the life of a citizen who decides to turn into a politician with his uncle's support. The movie focuses on the struggle faced by the young man while opposing major political parties.

In this movie, the hero is the son of a Politician volunteer who enters politics to become a leader which is not welcomed by other politicians. The hero challenges the antagonist to win the upcoming elections. The trailer shows the struggles of the common man who wishes to turn into a politician.

The trailer is a mix of politics, action, drama, and romance. The songs Election, Mannavan, and Theera released from the movie got positive reviews from the viewers.

Election (2024) Cast And Crew:

Election Movie cast includes Vijay Kumar, Preethi Asrani, Richa Joshi, George Maryan, Paval Navageethan, and Dileepan. The movie was written and directed by Thamizh and it was produced by Aditya. The music for the film was composed by Govind Vasantha.


Kanni is a Tamil movie which is set to release in theatres on May 17. The movie is set in the mountain region and shows their way of living. The main theme of the story is ancient medical treatment. It is said to be Sembi, who lives on a mountain and cures incurable conditions with her magical basket which was her ancestor's property. 

Finding out about Sembi's basket, the antagonist gang kills her relatives to steal the magic basket. The rest of the story shows Sembi's struggle in her life. Will Sembi be able to have her basket back? Will Sembi survive against all the odds?

The movie trailer gives details about the medicinal values of the plants and explains the world's ways of living.

Kanni Cast And Crew:

Kanni features Ashwini Chandrashekar, Manimaran, Tharra Krish, and  Ram Barathan. The movie was written and directed by Mayon Siva Thorapadi and it was produced by M. Selvaraj. The music for the film was composed by Sebastian Sathish.

Paddikadha Pakkangal:

Paddikadha Pakkangal is an action thriller movie that will be released in theatres on May 17. The movie trailer shows the struggles faced by a successful woman. It also shows the problems she faced in the world. 

The heroine in the movie seeks revenge for her sister's murder and kills a reporter. After finding out there are more cases connected to the issue from the reporter. She provided the evidence to the police and it involved similar crimes that led to a government crackdown.

Paddikadha Pakkangal Cast And Crew:

Paddikadha Pakkangal cast features Yashika Aannand, Prajin, George Maryan, Muthu Kumar, Balaji, and Loolu Saba Manogar. The film was written and directed by Selvam Mathappan. The movie was produced by Muthukumar. The music for the movie was composed by Jassie Gift.

Watch the different genre movies released on May 17 in theatres and avoid watching movies on piracy websites which is a crime.