Chennai weekend box-office (Feb 04-06)

Tuesday, 8 February, 2005, 05:17

It was Black magic at the Chennai box-office. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's critically acclaimed Black netted an incredible Rs 9,52,000 net from two screens with Satyam alone netting Rs 7,07,000! Vijay's Tirupachi is way down at number two position having netted just Rs 6,27,000 from four screens in Chennai city.

Close on its heels at number three we have Kalignarin Kannamma which has become a "must-see" for DMK cadres in the city. The Sanjay Dutt-Ashwarya Rai-Zayed Khan snooze inducing Shabd took a good opening but has fallen by Monday is at number four and the biggest surprise packet is Udayananu Tharam, the Mohanlal starrer which has shown an increase in its collections more than its opening weekend collections at Sangam!

Box-office top 5

1 Black

Cast : Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukherjee
Director :
Trade Facts : Has taken a fantastic opening with Rs 9,52,000 net from two screens with Satyam alone netting Rs 7,07,000!

Too classy and a bit preachy for the common man
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2 Tirupachi

Cast : Vijay, Mallika,Trisha,Vadivel.
Director :
Trade Facts : After grossing an amazing 74, 25, 168 in two weeks, from four theatres the Vijay magic seems to be fading.

Same old recycled violence with nothing new in story and presentation!
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3 Kalingarin Kannamma

Cast : Meena
Director :
Trade Facts : The DMK cadres are making it a hit.

Amateurish direction, looks like a 50's tearjerker
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4 Shabd

Cast : Aishwarya Rai, Sanjay Dutt
Director :
Trade Facts : Took a great opening but started sliding

A lot and is sleep inducing
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5 Udayananu Tharam

Cast : Mohanlal, Sreenivasan, Meena
Director :
Trade Facts : Will collect a record Rs 6 Lakhs from Sangam theatres

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Courtesy : Moviebuzz

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