Simbu's Maanaadu targetting a festival release?

Simbu had collaborated with Venkat Prabhu for the political thriller Maanaadu. The film had been in the making for quite some time and it was recently that the team had released the multi-lingual teaser. As expected, the teaser got a massive reception from Simbu's fans. The film's cast comprise of Kalyani Priyadarshan and directors like SA Chandrasekhar, Bharathiraja, SJ Suryah in key roles. The film will have Simbu playing a Muslim youth for the first time in his career. Simbu had earlier revealed that he wants to change the perception of people about Islamists and hence chose to play Abdul Khaliq in the film. Now, reports believe that the team is targetting a release for the Islamic festival, Eid, in May.