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Chennai Box Office - May 20-22, 2011

Wednesday, 25 May , 2011, 10:07

Box office reports
After four weeks at the number one slot, KV Anandís summer hit Ko has made way for Johnny Deppís Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides.

Pirates in English and Tamil released in a dozen screens and got the bigger screens in the multiplexes. Another major advantage was Ethan getting postponed at the last minute. Pirates took over those screens and made a killing.

At number two is Ko, which is rocking the metro and is sure to come back to the number one position next week, when there are no major releases.

In the third position is Vaanam which is steady at the multiplexes. And in the fourth position is Kandaen, which just could not take an opening. Azhagarsamiyin Kudirai has been getting critical acclaim and is in the fifth place.

Pirates of the Caribbean- On Stranger Tides
Cast:Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Geoffrey Rush
Director: Rob Marshall
  Super action and 3 D effects
A sense of deja vu
Trade Facts : Super opening
Cast:Jiiva, Karthika, Ajmal, Piaa, Prakash Raj
Director: KV Anand
  Screenplay, songs, locations
Climax, too long
Trade Facts : Super Hit
Cast:Silambarasan, Prakash Raj, Bharath, Anushka, Santhanam, Sonia
Director: Krish
  Script, screenplay, performances
Contrived climax, Songs
Trade Facts : Average
Cast: Santhanu, Rashmi Gautham, Santhanam
Director: A C Mugil
  Music, Santhanam
Slow pace
Verdict : Super Hit
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Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai
Cast: Appukutty, Saranya Mohan
Director: Suseendran
  Sweet & simple film
No commercial elements
Trade Facts : Decent opening
Courtesy : Movie Buzz

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