There is no real opposition to Gautham Vasudeva Menon’s Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya, releasing big this Friday in a dozen Chennai screens.
It is a solo Tamil release and Red Giant Movies are promoting it aggressively on Sun TV and Kalaingnar TV and also getting prime shows at the multiplexes. Sathyam Cinemas big screen has given it four shows and Mayajaal is having 37 shows a day! At the advance booking counter the film has taken a very good opening, Sathyam Cinemas have been sold out till Monday night. Devi has also been sold out for the weekend. At Mayajaal nearly 4800 tickets were sold for the opening weekend on Wednesday, the day advance booking opened.
The other new releases like Amitabh Bachchan- Madhavan’s Teen Patti and Farhan Akhtar- Deepika Padukone Karthik calling Karthik, are being given minimum shows at multiplexes. My Name Is Khan has been shifted to smaller screens with limited shows.