Santhanam and Powerstar's Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasiaya (KLTA) has got a flying start at the Box Office. The film, which was released on January 13, has emerged as the Pongal winner with the film recovering the production cost in the first three days itself.
The Tamil film, which was competing with Alex Pandian and Samar, made six crore rupees in three days. Udhayanidhi Stalin of Red Giant, on a rare note, disclosed about the business made by KLTA. He wrote, KLTA first 3 days collection for TN theatrical is Rs 6,80,65,560 and distributor share is 3,75,98,768!"
The failure of Alex Pandian and the confusions over the release date of Samar made people to divert their attention towards KLTA. This eventually guaranteed a good collection on the opening day. But what worked well was the good word-of-mouth, which is doing wonders for the movie.
Santhanam and the Powerstar's performance with a decent story are the highlights of KLTA, which also features Sethu, Vishaka Singh, VTV Ganesh, Kovai Sarala and others in the cast. The film, which was released on 205 screens, is the first Tamil winner of 2013 at the Box Office.