Tamil Movie goers will be having a blast this Pongal with the simultaneous releases of two big films. After a long time, a Vijay's movie is clashing with an Ajith Kumar's film and hopes and wishes have reached sky high for the success of these films. Not to forget, the number games on the collections of the flicks have also begun.
More importantly, all eyes are on Vijay, who is the only actor after Rajinikanth to have registered his name in Rs 100-crore club in Kollywood. His 2012 movie Thuppakki had become the landmark film in his career as it made more than Rs 100 crores at the Tamil Box Office. The feat is only next to Rajini, whose Endhiran and Sivaji had made more than 100 crores (nett) at the collection centres.
Thuppakki was released for Diwali and it had faced competitions from a few movies. But the positive reviews from critics and good word-of-mouth had worked big time for the flick at the Box Office. On the opening day, it had raked in Rs 9.25 crores and ended the first weekend by collecting Rs 22.25 crores at the Tamil Nadu Box Office. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...