Karthi's wish to end his losing streak with All in All Azhagu Raja seems to be shattered with his latest Tamil flick getting poor reviews from critics. The disappointing aspect of the saga is that the film is heading towards being replaced by Ajith Kumar's Arrambam and Vishal's Pandiya Nadu in theatres due to bad word-of-mouth. Nonetheless, the Tamil flick has got a good opening.
Despite getting bad reviews, All in All Azhagu Raja has managed to get good opening at the Tamil Box Office. Thanks to the Karthi's fan followers, who gave a massive response for the advance booking of the flick. This really boosted the collections of the movie and brought a relief to the makers of the movie.
All in All Azhagu Raja was released on November 2 with a lot of expectations. People had pinned high hopes on M Rajesh as he had delivered a few hits before. The producer had also got a good number of screens for its release due to this factor. This played the key role in getting a good opening for the Tamil flick. The occupancy for the flick was above 85% on the opening weekend.
However, the response for the movie on Monday (November 4) was not exciting for All in All Azhagu Raja. More or less, the fate of the movie is sealed. Continue reading the story in the slideshow...
What Went Wrong?
Poor storyline, over dependence on clichéd Santhanam's comedy sequences and the length of the movie.
All in All Azhagu Raja Trimmed
Meanwhile, All in All Azhagu Raja has been trimmed by 25 minutes following a poor response from audiences and critics alike. "It was a unanimous decision by the makers of the film," a source from the film's unit told IANS.
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The source adds, "The initial response was not in the favour of the film and we came to learn that its length was the biggest concerns for audiences. Since we can't make changes to the film, we decided to trim it by 25 minutes."
"The new version started playing on all digital screens since Sunday (November 3) evening. It was also added to more screens from the next day across the country and overseas," the source concludes.
What Were Deleted?
One song and a few scenes have been excluded from the film, which had an original run of two-hours-and-fifty-four minutes.
All in All Azhagu Raja also stars Kajal Agarwal, Radhika Apte and Santhanam in important roles. The Tamil film is directed and produced by Gnanavel Raja.