Shahrukh Khan is ready to cast a magic spell on audience again. The Bollywood superstar is game for the release of his latest movie Chennai Express. In Karnataka, where he enjoys a huge fan following, the film is grandly welcomed by the cine goers.
The advance booking for the paid shows have been fantastic, say sources. In Bangalore, the tickets in the multiplexes are almost sold out. A member from a leading multiplex said, "As always, there is a huge demand for the tickets in this region,"
He continues,"We started advance booking a few days ago and in no time, tickets were sold out for the Thursday's paid preview shows. Tickets for the next three days are likely to be sold out by today (August 9) evening."
Multiplexes have increased number of screenings to meet the demand. In what could be a record for a preview show, Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express is having around 80 screenings between 6 pm and 10 pm in Bangalore.
A trader said, "Multiplexes like PVR Cinemas and Cinema Total Mall are completely dedicating the majority of screens to Chennai Express. In the afore-mentioned cinema halls, there are 12 shows in the evening." Continue reading the story on the slideshow...