Rajinikanth has done it again. The Tamil superstar, who is known for getting great opening for his films at Box Office, has got fantastic opening for his latest film Kochadaiiyaan (Kochadaiyaan). The first day collections is expected to be the biggest in Kollywood in 2014. Well, this has given a big relief for the makers of the film.
The movie bosses and Rajinikanth fans were waiting to hear the reviews with bated breath. They were tensed because of negative pre-talks from a section of media and audience. Kochadaiiyaan did not enjoy the publicity that a usual Rajinikanth film gets from public. So, this had become a worrying factor for them.
Kochadaiiyaan's Collection In Chennai/TN Box Office
But, the response from international audience and in Tamil Nadu cine-goers have been brilliant. Kochadaiiyaan has won their hearts. This in turn has made the movie to make thunderous business at collection centres. The film has made approximately Rs. 21 crores in Tamil Nadu of which it has made Rs. 6 crores from Chennai alone..
Kochadaiiyaan has been released in above 3000 screens. In Tamil Nadu, it has managed to get a little above 425 screens. The shows were started early today and theatres are cashing in on the occasion by increasing the shows. Continue reading the Box Office report on the slideshow...
Some of the multiplexes completely dedicated all the screens for Kochadaiiyaan. In Mayajaal, there are 100 shows today starting from 7 am to 11 pm.
No Scarcity Of Tickets
The advance booking says that the occupancy for Kochadaiiyaan in Chennai is about 95%. Due to the increased number of screens in multiplexes, there was no scarcity for tickets to large extent.
Screens In South
In Kerala, the film has released approximately in 90 theatres, in Andhra Pradesh around 380, 75+ in Karnataka and 450 screens in other parts of India.
Decent Response In AP/Kerala/Karnataka
Reports emerging from Andhra Pradesh and Kerala say that Kochadaiiyaan and its dubbed versions are getting decent response. On an average, the film has 50% occupancy. In Karnataka, the occupancy is better.
The working factors of Kochadaiiyaan are Rajinikanth's presence and KS Ravikumar's storyline. AR Rahman's songs and background score are the other highlights. Not to forget, the film is giving a new experience to the Kollywood audience.
Worldwide Collections Of Kochadaiiyaan
The worldwide collections of Kochadaiiyaan is said to have crossed 25-crore-mark. The official confirmation awaited.