The number game of Box Office predictions have begun in Tamil film industry again after a gap of four years. This time, it is not just restricted to Kollywood as Rajinikanth is set to conquer whole of the Indian market. His Kochadaiiyaan is now being expected to break some records of the likes of Bollywood Box Office baadshahs like Aamir Khan, Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan.
Rajinikanth's Kochadaiiyaan fever has gripped Tamil Nadu. The similar festive atmopshere was missing from the last couple of years. Indeed, such craze was seen last time in 2010 when Shankar'sEndhiran - The Robot had hit the screens. It had released simulteneously in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi and made wonderful business.
Kochadaiiyaan On Endhiran Footsteps
In spite of being considered as a regional movie, Endhiran had got appreciation from all across other film industries in India. Now, his Kochadaiiyaan too is getting similar publicity and attention. Traders, this time, are expecting the Tamil flick to break the records.
And, they have a strong reason to believe it as the film is releasing in record number 3800+ screens (All versions), a feat which is no less than Salman Khan and Shahrukh's films. Continue reading the Box Office predictions story on the slideshow...
Dhoom 3, Chennai Express, Jai Ho
Aamir Khan's last movie Dhoom 3 had released in 4800
screens worldwide. And it had made earth-shattering business. And
Shahrukh Khan's Chennai Express and Salman Khan's Jai
Ho were released in just above 4,000 screens.
Kochadaiiyaan In TN/AP
In case of Kochadaiiyaan, the Tamil flick is releasing
in huge number of screens in Tamil and Telugu versions. In Tamil
Nadu, the film has got 500 screens but in Andhra Pradesh, it has
got more than 700 screens as of now.
Kochadaiiyaan In Kerala/Karnataka/US
In Kerala and Karnataka, the combined screens of Kochadaiiyaan
is expected to cross 300 screens. In the US, while the Tamil
version will release in 101 screens, the Telugu version of
Kochadaiiyaan will release in 70 screens.
Kochadaiiyaan In Different Parts Of World
In different parts of the world, Kochadaiiyaan is
releasing in three languages. In the UK, Malaysia and Singapore,
the movie is releasing in good number of screens. Sources say that
the Tamil version will release in 1300 screens in total and the
Telugu version in 1500 screens. 1000+ in different languages
including the Hindi.
Occupancy Holds The Key
Dhoom 3, Chennai Express and Jai Ho's first
day occupancy on an average was somewhere between 70 to 80%. Now,
the Rajinikanth's last few movies had occupancy of 80%+. If
Kochadaiiyaan can retain or increase the occupancy
percentage, the Tamil flick will certainly break a few Box Office
records of the three Khans of Bollywood.