Naan Sigappu Manithan has got fantastic opening at the Box Office on the first day. The Tamil film has got overwhelming response from Vishal Krishna and Lakshmi Menon's fans worldwide. Despite facing a strong competition from last week release Maan Karate starring Sivakarthikeyan and Hansika Motwani, the latest flick has done good business on the release day.
No movie of Vishal Krishna in the recent years had generated such a curiosity in the minds of audience. His Naan Sigappu Manithan has been getting good response from media and audience because of the fresh subject. Well, the concept of narcolepsy is something that our audience had never heard of. Hence, people got attracted when they saw Vishal in that role.
The kissing scene, which has cost the movie 'U' certificate, has got good attention of mass audience. Though the film is not eligible for the 30% tax exemption, the movie bosses were sure of pulling audience with the hyped lip-lock between Vishal Krishna and Lakshmi Menon.
Maan Karate is still ruling the Box Office. But this did not affect Naan Sigappu Manithan to much extent as it has got decent number of screens for its release. Traders predict that the Vishal's film has garnered more than Rs 2.5 crores from Tamil Nadu on the release day. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Chennai Box Office
Naan Sigappu Manithan had close to 70 shows on the first day in Chennai. 45% percent of the tickets were sold in advance booking.
The occupancy for Naan Sigappu Manithan was close to 80% (On an average) for the morning shows in Chennai. The matinee shows saw a dip. But evening shows crossed 75%+ in the city.
While Naan Sigappu Manithan released in only few screens in Kerala due to Malayalam big movies, the film has got good response in Bangalore. It was released in 21 theatres and it had 46 shows in the Garden City.
International Box Office
Reports emering from Malaysia, UAE, US and other places are positive. Naan Sigappu Manithan has made good business in international circuit.
Traders say that the collection of Naan Sigappu Manithan is expected to increase in the weekend. As there is no big release, the Vishal's film is expected to cash in on the Tamil New Year festive time.
However, the exact first day collection of Naan Sigappu Manithan is yet to be revealed officially. The film directed by Thiru is jointly produced by Vishal Film Factory and UTV Motion Pictures.