CBO - July 23 to 25

Tuesday, 27 July, 2010, 04:39

At number two is Madrasapattinam, which is rock steady at the box-office and has netted over Rs 2 crore.At number three is Angelina Jolie’s Salt, which has taken an ok opening, and in fourth place is the highly talked about Christopher Nolan film, Inception.In fifth place is the sleeper hit Kalavani, which has seen an increase in its collection thanks to good word of mouth

Box-office top 5

1 Thillalangadi

Cast : Ravi, Shaam, Tamannaah, Vadivel, Santhanam
Director : M Raja
Trade Facts : Decent opening

Jayam Ravi
Hero’s characterisation, slow moving, comedy, songs
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2 Madrasapattinam

Cast : Arya, Amy Jackson, Nasser, VMC Haneefa, Bala Singh, M. S. Bhaskar
Director : Vijay
Trade Facts : Average

Lead pair, authentic sets
Nothing new story wise, predictable
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3 Salt

Cast : Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski
Director : Phillip Noyce
Trade Facts : Above average opening

Angelina Jolie, action scenes, racy
Predictable, illogical
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4 Inception

Cast : Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy
Director : Christopher Nolan
Trade Facts : Hit

Leonardo Dicaprio, mind blowing action and graphics
A bit difficult for Indian audiences to follow
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5 Kalavani

Cast : Vimal, Oviya, Saranya Ponvannan, Ganja Karuppu, Ilavarasu, Soori
Director : Sargunam
Trade Facts : Hit

Lead cast, presentation, humour
A bit lengthy
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz