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Chennai box office: Aug 12 to 15

Wednesday, 17 August , 2011, 18:03

Box office reports

The big three-day Independence Day weekend (Aug 12 to 15) was a tame affair at the box-office. Though new release Jiiva’s Rowthiram opened at the number one position, it carries mixed reports. The film has taken an average opening compared to Jiiva’s last release Ko.

At the number two place is the rock steady Kanchana, which seems to be getting better and better as days go by. In the third place is Deivathirumagal, which still continues to attract the family audiences during weekends.

In the fourth place is Aarakashan, which in spite of shows getting canceled in multiplexes managed to draw the curious crowd. At number five is Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, which continues to be a multiplex favourite.

Cast: Jiiva, Shriya, Ganesh Acharya, Jayapraksh
Director: Gokul
  Nothing really except Prakash Raj in a cameo,
Far too many
Trade Facts : Average opening
Cast: Raghava Lawrence, Lakshmi Rai, Kovai Sarala, Sarathkumar
Director: Raghava Lawrence
  Comedy, Sarathkumar
Trade Facts : Super Hit
Cast: Dr. ‘chiyaan’ Vikram, Anushka, Santhanam, Amala, Sara, Nassar
Director: Vijay
  Vikram, Sara, Santhanam, Anushka
Predictable, slow
Trade Facts : Hit
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpayee, Deepika Padukone, Prateik Babbar
Director: Prakash Jha
  Hype, Amitabh Bachchan
Preachy and slow
Trade Facts : Decent opening
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Cast: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Kalki Koechlin, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar
Director: Zoya Akhtar
  Lead actors, locations, subtle message
A bit slow
Trade Facts : Super Hit
Courtesy : Movie Buzz

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