The big Christmas weekend Friday (Dec 20 to 25) is here. It cannot get bigger than this, as three Tamil and a Bollywood biggie are releasing. All screens have been booked for the new releases, with an eye on the long holiday weekend.
In Tamil the biggies Karthi’s Venkat Prabhu directed Biriyani is taking on Jiiva’s Ahmad directed Endrendrum Punnagai. Both movies have good pre-release buzz about them. The other Tamil release is Balu Mahendra’s off-beat Thalaimuraigal.
However the Bollywood biggie Dhoom 3 is said to be the year’s biggest release. Aamir Khan and Dhoom 3 team have come down to Chennai to promote the film releasing in Hindi and Tamil. The Mohanlal Malayalam film Drishyam which released on Thursday in Kerala is also releasing today.
Among the lot Biriyani has managed to get around 300 screens in Tamil Nadu, while Endrendrum Punnagai has got nearly 260 screens. In some big single screens in NSC area two shows each of the film are being screened. Thalimuraigal has got very few screens and shows. Dhoom 3 is opening like a big Tamil film in nearly 175 screens in the state.