Jigarthanda, which has opened up to fantastic reviews, has made good business at the Box Office in the first weekend. The good word-of-mouth for the Tamil flick is doing wonders and the response is getting better day by day. But it could not beat Dhanush's Velaiyilla Pattathari collections in the opening weekend.
The pre-talks were good for Jigarthanda. It translated
into good collections on the opening day and the business was
decent. On the first day, it raked in Rs.93 lakhs (nett). The
occupancy was above 55 % in the state. And the crowd-pulling
factors for the movie on the release day were the presence of
in the film, director Karthik Subbaraj's past success of
Pizza and the good trailer and audio.
Jigarthanda garnered positive reviews from critics and
audience on the release day and it helped the movie to perform well
on the second day. The Tamil movie earned Rs.1.14 crore (nett) and
the occupancy crossed 60-percent mark on Saturday (August 2).
Traders observed that it was a good sign for any movie, which
depends on Sunday to better the revenue.
Whereas, Dhanush's Velaiyilla Pattathari had made
Rs.8.4 (Rs.5.3 Cr. + Rs.3.1 Cr) crores business in the first two
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Rise In Collections
Jigarthanda saw a huge rise in the occupancy on Sunday
a it crossed above 70-percent mark As s result, it made the highest
business on this day in the first weekend.
Jigarthanda Vs Velaiyilla Pattathari
Jigarthanda collected Rs.1.47 crores on the third day
of the first weekend and ended the weekend with Rs.3.54 crores
(nett) in the three days. In the same period, Dhanush's
Velaiyilla Pattathari had made close to Rs.13
Traders say that the Sunday collections was just an indication
of how Jigarthanda would perform in the coming days. They
see good signs and hope that the Tamil flick makes good
Jigarthanda has also made a good business on Monday
(August 4) and it is likely to emerge as a winner at Box Office by
the end of this weekend.
Jigarthanda is produced by Kathiresan and directed by
Karthik Subbaraj. Lakshmi Menon is the female lead in the movie,
which also has Bobby Simha and Karunakaran in the key