Chennai Express will have the biggest ever release in
India and overseas. The film is expected to release in 4,200
screens worldwide. In Karnataka, the Hindi movie will have a huge
release. On the other end, much-hyped Tony is releasing in
over 125 screens on August 9 in Karnataka.
A trader said, "Karnataka has always been a good market for
Bollywood movies. Especially, A-list actors films does good
business here. In Bangalore, Hindi films have done well considering
the cosmopolitan atmosphere."
Talking further, he said, "Bangalore-Mysore region is one of the biggest region for Shahrukh Khan. His last movie Jab Tak Hain Jaan directed by late Yash Chopra had a great opening in this part of the world." Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Getting Theatres During Festive Season Is Difficult
On asking whether Chennai Express release will affect
Srinagar Kitty's Tony, he said, "Getting theatres for the
local movies during the festive time has been a difficult part for
Kannada Films Fighting In Their Home
The source continues, "Kannada movies are fighting in its own
land due to other language movies. Tony will also face the
heat of Chennai Express in Bangalore."
Tony Faces The Heat Of Chennai Express
"Chennai Express release will definitely affect
Tony. But it will be restricted to multiplexes and single
screens in Bangalore," claims the industry insider.
According to traders, Tony could face problems in the
first week, but number of theatres are likely to be increased in
the following weeks.
Tony is a mega-budget project directed by Jayatheertha.
The film features Aindrita Ray in the female lead role.
On the other end, Chennai Express is directed by Rohit
Shetty. It stars Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the