After completing 890 days, Shanthi Theater has finally stopped
the screening of superstar Rajini's Chandramukhi, and the
film has found its second release in 4 theaters in Chennai
The blockbuster movie of superstar Rajini was released on April
14, 2005 world wide, and created many records at the box office.
The film celebrated its 300th day in 7 theaters, and finally actor
Prabhu (the producer of Chandramukhi), the owner of
Shanthi Theater, decided to continue the show to break the record
of Thiyagaraja Bagavathar's film Haridass which held a 50- year-
old record for being the longest running film in Tamil. When
Chandramukhi completed its 800th day, it finally broke the
record set by the movie Haridass.
Shivaji Films, the producers of Chandramukhi,
have celebrated this achievement along with Tamil Film Producer's
Council in a grand manner a couple of month ago. The Tamil Nadu
chief minister M.Karunanidhi also participated in the function, and
hailed the superstar, the hero of Chandramukhi, in that
Now after completing 890 days of running, Shanthi Theater has
stopped the screening of the film and it has been released again in
some of the city theaters like Nataraj, Mekala, Srinivasa and
When asked about the historical run of the film, Prabhu said,
"We are very proud about the record run of our superstar's
Chandramukhi in our theater. The movie has a decent crowd
even in the last show screened at our theater..."