Sivakarthikeyan has possibly registered his biggest ever opening at Box Office with his latest release Maan Karate. The movie, which was released last Friday (April 4), has opened up to fantastic response at collection centres and brought a big smile on the face of the young talent.
As per the trade reports, Maan Kararte has crossed 10.5 crores in the first weekend at Box Office. This by any margin is the biggest opening for Sivakarthikeyan. The actor's earlier record was with Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam, which had collected close to nine crores in the opening weekend.
Maan Karate, on the first day, registered 75% + occupancy in Tamil Nadu. In Chennai, the average occupancy was above 80%. The success of the audio, trailer and good publicity helped the film get a wonderful opening at Box Office. It was evident with good response for advance bookings in Chennai, Coimbatore and a few other places.
On the opening day, Maan Karate has made close to Rs 4.1 crores. In the following day collection saw a huge dip, as it earned close to Rs 3 crores. The collections got improved on Sunday (April 6) with the Tamil flick earning more than 3.5 crores. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
The biggest benefit for Maan Karate is that the film will be eligible for 30% tax exemption as it has got 'U' certificate from the Regional Censor Board.
Maan Karate was released in close to 360 screens in Tamil Nadu. It has seen the light in above 25 screens in Chennai.
Screen Counts In Foreign Countries
The movie has been released in above 150 screens in foreign countries. Maan Karate has simultaneously hit the screens in Malaysia, Singapore, UK and other places.
Maan Karate has opened up to mixed reviews. Critics have given thumbs down in large. But B and C centres audience have liked it.
The working factors are usual comedies and the performances of the lead stars. Anirudh Ravichander's music is a big bonus for Maan Karate.
Maan Karate stars Sivakarthikeyan and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. It is a romantic-comedy entertainer directed by Thirukumaran. It has Sukumar's cinematography and Aswin's editing.