It's called the gigantic star power of Ajith Kumar. Hits or flops, the first weekend collections for his movies have always topped the chart. Producers-distributors and theatre owners never fear to have wide releases for his movies due to his ability to give stupendous starts at the Tamil Box Office in the first weekend. Thala has done it again with his latest movie Arrambam.
Arrambam has got a fantastic opening at the Box Office. Be it in Tamil Nadu or outside the country, the figures look stunning! The Tamil movie opened with a huge expectation from fans, media and critics. Well, the good news was that the Ajith Kumar's movie did not disappoint any quarter and it helped the flick to make wonderful collections at the Kollywood Box Office.
On the release day, Arrambam earned close to Rs 9 crores at the Tamil Box Office. The movie ran into packed houses in the key centres in and outside the state. It maintained the same momentum on the second day too. However, the general audience preferred to watch the Kollywood flick once the hype around the movie comes down due to the unprecedented rise for the ticket prices in the black markets. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
It was a festive time for the black marketers because of the huge demand for the tickets of the movie.
Triple The Price
Ajith Kumar's fans were seen paying triple the price for the tickets as they didn't want to miss out the action on the first weekend.
All these factors made black marketers to cash in on the occasion. This made regular cine goers to wait till the weekend so that the ticket prices come down. Well, please note that this was the case at single screens.
Chennai Remains The Top
Coming back to collections, let us now look at the area-wise break up of Arrambam. Chennai will always remain in the number one position due to its population and other factors.
Arrambam has reportedly earned Rs 5.10 crores (approx) in the first weekend in Chennai alone. This clearly gives you a clear picture about the hype around the flick.
The next best region for Arrambam is Salem. It has collected more than Rs 3.9 crores (approx) in the first weekend.
Trichy region too was good for Arrambam as it earned Rs 3.5 crores (approx) in the first weekend.
In Coimbatore, Arrambam has reportedly made Rs 3.3 crores at the Tamil Box Office in the first weekend.
In Madurai, Arrambam has made Rs 3.5 crores (approx) in the opening weekend.
In remaining regions, Arrambam has earned around Rs 3 crores in the first weekend.