Chennai Box-Office : May 23 to 25

Tuesday, 27 May, 2014, 03:22

Finally superstar Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan released worldwide on May 23 in 2D and 3D in six languages. The film according to its producers grossed a humongous Rs 42 Crore worldwide in its first three days, with lion share coming from Tamil Nadu, where only Tamil version was played.And in Tamil Nadu Kochadaiiyaan is doing the best in Chennai city and suburbs where it is playing in 90 odd screens. The film is said to have netted approximately Rs 1.80 Crore from city and suburbs and the numbers are huge, as it is tax free.Kochadaiiyaan is the clear number one by a mile at the CBO this week. Next at number two is the Hollywood biggie X Men: Days of the Future Past, which has taken a very good opening in Tamil/English.In the third place is the horror comedy Yamirukka Bayamey, which is rocking the box-office in its third week and can be classified as a runaway super hit. At number four is the Telugu new release Manam, which has been appreciated by the masses and critics alike and has taken a very good opening. Valavanukku Pullum Aayudham is at number five.

Box-office top 5

1 Kochadaiiyaan

Cast : Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone
Director : Rajinikanth, Deepika Padukone,
Trade Facts : Good opening

Hype, Dialogues, Rajini Magic
Motion capture technology
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2 X Men: Days of the Future Past

Cast : Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen
Director : Bryan Singer
Trade Facts : X-Men is a hit

Hype, Graphics
Content, Predictable
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3 Yaamirukka Bayamey

Cast : Kreshna, Rupa Manjari, Oviya
Director : Deekay
Trade Facts : Hit

Thrills and chills, Comedy
Looks a bit silly at times
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4 Manam

Cast : Nagarjuna Akkineni, Naga Chaitanya, Nageshwara Rao Akkineni, Samantha, Shriya Saran
Director : Vikram K Kumar
Trade Facts : Hit

ANR, Songs, Content
Nothing really
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5 Vallavanuku Pullum Aayudham

Cast : Santhanam, Aashna Jhaveri
Director : Srinath
Trade Facts : Above Average

Santhanam, Comedy, presentation
Nativity problem, Story wise nothing new
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz