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Kollywood (aka the Tamil Film Industry) is expected to hit a 100 by the end of June 2014.

The industry has already witnessed 75 films releasing in the first five months of the year. Superstar Rajinikanth's "Kochadaiiyaan" was the 75th Tamil release of the year and by 30 May, the number of Tamil films released would be 80.

As many as five lesser-known films are releasing this Friday (30 May) - "Poovarasam Pee Pee", "Kalpana House", "Athu Vere Ithu Vere", "Amma Amma" and "Hogenakkal," reported Sify.

In the month of June, nearly 15 films are gearing up for release. Several projects, which were expected to hit the screens in May, were delayed due to the release of "Kochadaiiyaan." Now that the Rajinikanth starrer has finally made it to theatres, the makers of small-budget films could plan their release dates. There are no big Tamil releases in June and this might give an opportunity for those films waiting in the queue to hit theatres.

Check out the upcoming Tamil films that are expected to release in June.

6 June

Manjapai – Vemal, Lakshmi Menon, Raj Kiran

Thirumanam Ennum Nikkah – Jai, Nazriya Nazim

Un Samayal Arayil – Prakash Raj, Sneha

13 June

Mundasupatti – Vishnu Vishal, Nandita

Mellisai – Vijay Sethupathi, Gayathrie

20 June

Arima Nambi – Vikram Prabhu, Priya Anand

Boologam – Jaya Ravi, Trisha

27 June

Jigarthanda – Siddharth, Lashmi Menon

Saivam – child artist Sara, Nassar

All these are tentative release dates and the official confirmation on the exact release dates are still awaited. Besides these films, there are several other projects that are expected to hit screens in June, provided they get theatres.

In Kollywood, the release dates of films are not confirmed until the actual release takes place. Not just small-budget films, even big-budget entertainers get delayed just days prior to the scheduled release date.

Take for instance "Kochadaiiyaan"; the film was slated to release on 9 May, but a couple of days before the release date, the makers announced that the film has been delayed due to technical snags and will be releasing on 23 May.

In 2013, the release of Vijay's "Thalaivaa" was stalled at the last minute in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, even as the film made it to theatres in other states and overseas markets. Finally, the action entertainer saw the light of day after nearly two weeks. The same year, Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" missed its slated release date in Tamil Nadu due to some protests and hit theatres only after two weeks.