By: Settu Shankar
Tuesday, April 03, 2007
AVM Saravanan is one among the happiest men in Indian cinema at the moment. His latest production Shivaji, with Superstar Rajinikanth, is creating a new record in audio sales. Ritchie Street, the major audio supplier for Tamil Nadu, witnessed a record sale of 2 lakh audio CDs and 2 lakh cassettes in a single day of the film throughout the state. According to AVM, another batch of 1 lakh CDs and cassettes has been sent to the distributors yesterday evening itself. They said that they are receiving positive reports concerning the audio of the film.
The distributors from Andhra and Karnataka have sent reports that they managed to sell all the CDs and cassettes of Shivaji even before 5 pm on Monday. Meanwhile, AVM Saravanan has announced that the film will be released worldwide on May 17th. He told us that the official statement on the movie's release will be issued to the press within a day or two.