Salman Khan's Ek Tha Tiger has not only set a new benchmark at Indian Box Office but also at Chennai Box Office. The movie, on the opening day, has done a remarkable business in Tamil Nadu.
Reports say that Ek Tha Tiger has raked in Rs 31.5 lakhs nett at Chennai Box Office. The movie, which has approximately collected Rs 35 crore on the first day, got an overwhelming response from the local audience. It is noted that very rarely a Hindi movie gets such an opening in the state, as the Bollywood movies are still not so popular in Tamil Nadu.
While some multiplexes increased the number of shows to meet the demands, the single screens got witnessed almost 100% occupancy in Chennai and ran to packed houses. On an average, Ek Tha Tiger got around 95-97% occupancy in and around Chennai. It is also reported that the Bollywood film got a good response from the other regions.
The Salman Khan starrer movie is distributed by Sathyam Cinema and it has released the film in 20 screens in Chennai. In the recent times, Shahrukh Khan's Ra.One and Akshay Kumar's Rowdy Rathore (Hindi version of Siruthai), did notable business at the Box Office.
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Ek Tha Tiger is an out-and-out action entertainer. It is directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Yash Raj Films. Sathyam Cinemas is distributing the movie in Tamil Nadu.