Soon after the release of Pokkisham, the director cum hero of the film Cheran received adverse feedback about the poor speed of the film. The trade also criticized Pokkisham for its length. Now, it has become crisper after chopping 20 minutes which includes a few songs.
According to Cheran, the lengthy Calcutta scenes of Cheran interacting with Ilavarasu and family, and two of the short songs have been removed. He added that after the trimming, the film is sure to pick up and hope it would be a super hit.