Chennai Box-Office – January 17 to 19

Tuesday, 21 January, 2014, 06:58

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.

Box-office top 5

1 Veeram

Cast : Ajith, Tamannaah, Pradeep Rawat, Nassar
Director : Siva
Trade Facts : Hit

Ajith’s all new look and style & Siva’s script
The 80’s formula look
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2 Jilla

Cast : Mohanlal, Vijay, Kajal,Soori
Director : Neason
Trade Facts : Hit

Vijay & Mohanlal combo & D Imman’s music
Too long & loopholes in the script
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3 Endrendrum Punnagai

Cast : Jiiva, Santhanam,Trisha Krishnan
Director : Ahmed
Trade Facts : Hit

Feel-Good factor, comedy, Music
Nothing really
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4 Yevadu

Cast : Ram Charan, Allu Arjun, Kajal Agarwal, Jayasudha
Director : Vamsi Paidipally
Trade Facts : Above average

Well packaged formula film that entertains
No logic
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5 1 Nennokkadine

Cast : Mahesh Babu, Kriti Sanon, Gautham Ghattamaneni, Nasser
Director : Sukumar
Trade Facts : Decent opening

Mahesh Babu
Too long and confusing
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz