Vijay's Thuppakki has got one of the biggest openings at Box Office in the current year. The movie, which was released on November 13, got a six-day weekend that helped the film to keep the cash registers ringing at collection centres.
Not only in Tamil Nadu but also in other parts of world, Thuppakki has done amazing business. Especially, the film, which is ready to be remade in Hindi with Akshay Kumar in the lead role, has got a never-heard response in the UK where it has done close to one crore business.
In Tamil Nadu, Thuppakki collected an astounding Rs 9.25 crore (approximate collection) on the release day and raked in Rs 22.25 crore in the first three days. As the film has got an 'U' certificate, it has been exempted from the entertainment tax of 30%.
Now, let us look what is working big time for Thuppakki...
Vijay's Star Power
First and foremost will remain Vijay's star power. His die-hard fans are repeatedly watching the film and has given a grand reception for the film. Also his followers are leaving no stone unturned on social networking sites to spread good words about Thuppakki.
The Vijay-Murugadoss Combo
AR Murugadoss is known as a director with a midas touch and when he join hands with mass hero Vijay, there is always a curiosity factor, and this is one of the elements that made audience to throng into theatres in the opening weekend.
No movie will remain in theatres for long time if it lacks a good content. Vijay may be a star but it won't guarantee a commercial success if the film fails to impress the audience with its content. Despite getting mixed reviews from critics, Thuppakki has managed to win the hearts of both mass and class. The entertaining elements in the film have made people to ignore flaws.
There are people who repeatedly watch films to enjoy action sequences. Thuppakki has quite a few fights that has impressed people a lot. Not to forget, the scene where firing of 12 sleeper cells at 12 different places has garnered good words from every section of the audience.
Last but not the least, technical departments like background score, songs and cinematography have contributed to the success of Thuppakki.