The eighth month of the year is starting. Already more than 115 films have released this year and another 60 to 70 are waiting to hit the screens. It is another crowded weekend at the box-office.
The two prominent releases are CV Kumar's talked about crime thriller Sarabham and Karthik Subbaraj's long delayed and talked about Jigarthanda. While Sarabham is releasing in 160 odd screens Jigarthanda gets about 230 screens.
The other two releases of the week are Sandiyar and Muthal Manavan. Still all big screens in multiplexes in Chennai and Chengalpet continue to play Velai Illa Pattadhari, now in its third week.
The big Hollywood action film of the week is Hercules in English and Tamil. 22 Jump Street is having limited release. There are two Malayalam releases Avatharam and Manglish.