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.
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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
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
The working factors are usual comedies and the performances of
the lead stars. Anirudh Ravichander's music is a big bonus for
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