Box office collection : Settai collects 16 crore in four days

Hyderabad, Apr 10 (TruthDive): Settai, a remake of the 2011 Bollywood comedy, Delhi Belly, has collected 16 crore in four days, reports Superwoods.

Settai is directed by R Kannan who has earlier directed hit comedy movies like ‘Kanden Kadhalai’, ‘Jeyam Kondan’ and ‘Vandhaan Vendraan’. The movie stars Arya, Hansika Motwani, Anjali, Santhanam and Premji Ameran in essential roles. Settai was released on April 5 worldwide.

The basic plot of Settai is retained as in its original film, but ‘Settai’ does have minor changes in the script. While Delhi Belly had some adult content, Settai had been modified to suit the audiences and decent dialogues have been made in the Tamil version. The story revolves around three room-mates, JK (Arya), a journalist, a graphic artist played by Premgi and a reporter Nadupakkam Nakki (Santhanam).

Veteran actor, Nasser appears in a negative role. According to sources, Arya, who had earlier worked with UTV for ‘Vettai’, took personal interest in ‘Delhi Belly’s’ Tamil remake.

Settai opened to a great response at the box office in Tamil Nadu as well as at worldwide collection centres. The comedy movie took a head start on Friday as the film opened to decent occupancy across the theatres. The movie collected 4.15 crores on its opening day.

The breakup of Settai’s collections is as follows:

1st Day Collections is 4.15 Crores

2nd Day Collections is 4.60 Crores

3rd Day Collections is 4.03 Crores

4th Day Collections is 3.29 Crores

Total Collections is 16.07 Crores

Settai bagged mixed reviews from the critics but word of mouth is positive. The movie opened to occupancy rate of around 50-60% in the morning and noon shows and picked up in the evening and night shows. The film is relatively strong at multiplexes in cities while it is a little weak in single screens.

The film has got good response at overseas box office too where it has done good business in USA. The worldwide box office collection of Settai in its 3 days should be around Rs 15 cr.

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