Tha Tiger had one of the biggest releases in Tamil Nadu
this year. The Salman Khan starrer Hindi movie not only set a new
benchmark at Indian Box Office but also at Chennai Box Office. Now,
yesteryear actress Sridevi's comeback movie English
Vinglish seems to be ready to break the record of Ek
Tha Tiger, as it is getting much-bigger release than the Sallu
film in the state.
The Salman's movie had released in about 50 screens in Tamil
Nadu and 20 screens in Chennai on August 15. Now, Sridevi's
English Vinglish (Aangilam Vaangilam in Tamil) is
hitting the screens in around 170 screens (includes Tamil version)
in Tamil Nadu.
Traders say that two factors have made the makers of the film to
have a larger release than Ek Tha Tiger. The first one
being the star power of Ajith Kumar, whose posters and trailer in
the movie have got massive response from netizens. And the next is
Sridevi, who made it big in Tamil films before moving to the
Bollywood. While the fan following of Ajith is well-known, the
yesteryear actress' popularity proves again that people in Tamil
Nadu love to see her even today, say traders.
Ek Tha Tiger was the first Bollywood movie of the year
to cross Rs 1 crore in Tamil Nadu and it was the fastest Rs 1 crore
grosser Hindi film in Tamil Nadu too. Now, in all probabilities,
Sridevi's English Vinglish is set to break the records of
the Salman Khan starrer movie in the state, thereby creating a new
record at the Box Office in Tamil Nadu.
However, Ajith Kumar has done a cameo in Aangilam
Vaangilam without even charging a single penny. He is playing
one of the influential characters in Sridevi's life in the
forthcoming movie. His portions were shot in Mumbai.