The box-office is at an all time low due to various factors.
Still there are three Tamil releases this Friday Easan, Aatanayagan and Nil Gavani Sellathe. It looks as though 2010 will create a new record in the number of releases.
Sasikumar's eagerly awaited Easan, his second directorial venture is releasing in a dozen Chennai screens.
The film has got the maximum number of prime shows in multiplexes, showing the reach and clout of a Sasikumar film.
Sakthi's long in the cans Aatanayagan is finally releasing in limited screens along with Nil Gavani Seellathe.
Two big other south Indian language movies Mohanlal's Kandahar and Venkatesh's Nagavalli are releasing big in half a dozen Chennai screens.
The big Hollywood release is Troy Legacy, which is simultaneously releasing with the rest of the world.