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Chennai Box-Office (Aug 12-15)

Tuesday, 16 August, 2005, 05:38

'Mangal' rises, 'Anniyan' drops at Chennai box-office this week

Finally after eight weeks at Sify's Chennai box-office, Shankar's "Anniyan" has been pushed down by Aamir Khan's "Mangal Pandey" which has emerged at the first position with a whopping Rs 24, 28,000 net share from three screens during the long four day weekend.

At number two is Mahesh Babu's "Athadu" which netted Rs 10.5 Lakhs from three screens. "Anniyan" is at number three and "Fantastic Four is at fourth position. "Dass" is at number five. Sadly the two Tamil releases of this week failed to make it to the top five

Box-office top 5

1 Mangal Pandey

Cast : Aamir Khan, Toby Stephens, Rani Mukherji
Director :
Trade Facts : Rs 24, 28,000 net share from three screens

Too many historical distortion
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2 Athadu

Cast : Mahesh Babu, Trisha, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood
Director :
Trade Facts : Rs 10.5 Lakhs from three screens

Rehash of many films.
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3 Anniyan

Cast : Vikram, Sada, Prakash Raj, Vivek
Director :
Trade Facts : Repeat audience

A bit too lengthy in the first half.
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4 Fantastic Four

Cast : Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis
Director :
Trade Facts : Has taken a decent opening

Kids stuff
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5 Dass

Cast : Jeyam Ravi, Renuka Menon
Director :
Trade Facts : Is doing well

Very slow in second half. A clichéd climax.
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz