Chennai box office: August 21 to 23

Tuesday, 25 August, 2009, 01:40

At number two is Kaminey, which continues to be red hot. In third position is Pokkisham, which has taken a beating. And in fourth place is the old favourite Nadodigal. Malai Malai finishes fifth.Note : Ratings are based on the box office collections and the cost of the film

Box-office top 5

1 Kandasamy

Cast : Vikram, Shriya, Krishna, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vadivel
Director : Susi Ganeshan
Trade Facts : Super opening

Vikram, technically sound
Nothing new story wise, too lengthy
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2 Kaminey

Cast : Shahid Kapoor,Priyanka Chopra,Sweety Amol Gupte,Sunil Shekhar Bhope
Director : Vishal Bhardwaj
Trade Facts : Super hit

Style, performances, songs
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3 Pokkisham

Cast : Cheran, Padmapriya, Vijayakumar
Director : Cheran
Trade Facts : Flop

Technically brilliant
Slow, melodramatic, lengthy
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4 Nadodigal

Cast : Sasikumar, Vijay, Bharani, Ananya, Neha, Abhinaya, Shanthini, Ganja Karuppu
Director : Samuthirakani
Trade Facts : Super Hit

Realistic, lead cast
A bit slow and quite preachy towards the end
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5 Malai Malai

Cast : Arun Vijay, Prakash Raj, Prabhu, Vedika
Director : A.Venkatesh
Trade Facts : Average

Arun Vijay
Old-fashioned action drama
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz