The long Pongal holidays came to an end on Thursday (January 16), but still there was the residue spill over family crowd. The box-office collections over the weekend were good.
The good news at the Chennai box-office is that it is the best Pongal in recent times as both the releases Jilla and Veeram rocked the box-office. At the end of 10 days Veeram had grossed around Rs 3.90 Crores, while Jilla was close behind around Rs 3.85 Crore.
Thala Ajith`s Veeram had an edge this week due to terrific WOM among the audiences. The film also got bigger audis in the second week and more shows in certain multiplexes, which helped it to register higher collections and is the number one at the CBO.
Ilayathalapathy Vijay`s Jilla is right behind, at the number two position. This week the family audiences thronged the Chennai screens.
In the third place is Endrendrum Punnagai which is holding on well in `plexes. Yevadu is at number four while 1 Nennokkadine has fallen to the last position.