Chennai, Jan 11 (): Pongal/Sankranti releases Jilla, Veeram and 1 Nenokkadine have created storm at the box office as all the films have received good reviews from critics as well as from the audiences. The films have kept up their promises, up to the expectations and have been received well by the masses.
Here, let us have a look at the response of the movies on the opening day.
The movie has received good response from his fans on the release day (January 10). It is said on the opening day, the Tamil flick has got never-heard response from Illayathalapathy fans.
On the opening day, the movie ran to packed house in all the theatres in Chennai and the occupancy in the capital for the movie was cent percent.
Early reports say that Jilla has got around 90+ occupancy on the first day worldwide. This means that the film has made amazing business.
In spite of facing such a big challenge from Vijay’s Jilla, the Ajith Kumar’s flick has made a good response on the opening day. In Chennai, Ajith Kumar’s Veeram ran to packed houses in almost every theatre just like Vijay’s Jilla.
Traders say Veeram might have made more than 7.5-8 crores on the release day (January 10) in the state. Also, in the coming days, a great response to Veeram is expected as the advance booking reveals it.
A theatre owner explained that they had never seen such a craze for tickets during Pongal festival in the recent years.
Mahesh mania has reached the peak on its opening day. The first show of 1: Nenokkadine began early hours of the morning. Reports say in few places, the screening of the film had started as early as 4 am and two shows got over before the actual time of the first show. It is reported that the movie has run to packed houses even in the early hours.
As per the early trends, this Sukumar-directed psychological thriller has done fantastic collection on the opening day.
The movie is expected to have collected Rs 12+ crores nett (Rs 20+ crores gross) at the worldwide Box Office on the first day of its release.
The exact opening day collection reports are yet to be revealed for the movies.