Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan had a great weekend in Karnataka. Especially, the Hindi movie made a wonderful business at Bangalore Box Office. Traders had expected the Bollywood flick to affect other films including Veena Malik's Kannada movie Silk Sakkath Hot. But luckily it did not impact any movie which has made everybody happy.
Veena Malik's Silk Sakakth Hot has been going through a
lot of troubles after the release. There were several groups who
objected the movie and protested at various parts of Karnataka. An
organisation moved a court and tried to ban the Kannada movie.
Nonetheless, the Sandalwood flick survived even after facing those
Last weekend, it was believed that Shahrukh Khan's
much-anticipated Chennai Express to affect a lot
of local movies. It was said that the Hindi movie would take away a
lot of screens from Veena Malik's sensuous Silk Sakkath
Hot. But as the Kannada movie had audience's blessing, it
continued to rock at the Box Office.
Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express was opened up to great response on August 8 with the preview shows in the city. The movie had almost 80+ screenings and reportedly collected over Rs 35 lakhs from the preview in the Garden City. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
From Karnataka, which is termed as the Mysore region in the
trade language, Chennai Express garnered Rs 6.45 crores at
the Box Office.
Highest-Ever For A Shahrukh Film
It is said to be the highest-ever for a Shahrukh Khan movie in
Bangalore. On Sunday (August 11), Chennai Express garnered
Rs 1.90 crore from the Mysore region.
On Saturday, the collections for Chennai Express were
better than Sunday. It garnered Rs 1.95 crore from the Mysore
The collections for Chennai Express in the Mysore
region on Monday (August 12) saw a huge dip as it was a working
day. The Hindi movie raked in Rs 0.75 crore at the Box
The theatrical rights of Chennai Express for the Mysore
region is with Aum Movies. They reportedly acquired the rights for
Rs 4.5 crores.
Silk Sakkath Hot
Well, coming back to Silk Sakkath Hot, Veena Malik's
movie is going strong at collection centres. It has so far
collected more than Rs 4.5 crore (nett) at the Kannada Box Office.
It is still running in above 20 screens in Bangalore.
Veena Malik Factor
Traders say that it is undoubtedly the presence of Veena Malik
in Silk Sakkath Hot which is driving audience to the
theatres. Despite getting thumbs down from critics, the Kannada
movie has managed to win at the Box Office.
What's Working For Silk?
Veena Malik's dare bare scenes have become a crowd puller. The
actress has done a few intimate scenes and sported revealing
outfits in Silk Sakkath Hot.
Meanwhile, Srinagar Kitty's Tony has also done well at
Kannada Box Office. Despite facing competition from Chennai
Express, Silk Sakkath Hot and Tamil movie
Thalaivaa, it has managed to do good business in the