This week two much awaited action movies from Kollywood have been released at box office, that features superstars Ajith Kumar and Kamal Haasan. Both movies are getting wonderful response from audience despite of heavy rains in some parts of the state Tamil Nadu.
Ajith Kumar’s Vedalam
The highly anticipated action movie Vedalam of superstar Ajith Kumar has released on 1000 screens worldwide that comprises with 520 screens of Tamil Nadu. As expected the movie has taken an excellent start at box office and collected the highest opening amount in the history of Kollywood. It has received positive reviews from critics as well as moviegoers. The movie has recorded overwhelmed response from audience in India as well as in overseas.
On the first day, it had recorded the overall occupancy of 80-85% in Tamil Nadu and minted the amount of 15.50 crores, which is the highest opening of all time for any Tamil movie after Rajinikanth’s Linga. From the next day, Vedalam has started facing expected drops and collected the amount of 10 crores on Wednesday & 8.5 crores of Thursday. On its fourth day, it witnessed more drop and raked the business of 6.75 crores* from Tamil Nadu screens only.
Kamal Haasan’s Thoongavanam
The adjacent release Thoongavanam of superstar Kamal Haasan has released on around 800 screens worldwide that includes 370 screens of Tamil Nadu. This action thriller had also registered wonderful opening at box office and received very positive reviews from critics. Audience find it very gripping and thrilling, as a result it is getting positive word of mouth.
On the first day, Thoongavanam did the business of 9 crores in the state and recorded 70% of occupancy. From the next day, it also started facing drops in occupancy as well as business. On Wednesday it raked 4 crores and near about 3.25 crores on Thursday. It has recorded more drop on its fourth day and collected the amount of 2.50 crores* from Tamil Nadu screens.