It is the big Friday, beginning of the Navarathri festival, with four festival holidays. The box-office should ideally rock, if weather holds good.
There are two big Tamil releases Dhanush’s Sargunan directed Naiyaandi and Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi’s directorial debut Vanakkam Chennai featuring Shiva and Priya Anand. The little known Kayavan with unknown stars is also releasing.
Naiyaandi after all the recent controversies surrounding it regarding its heroine Nazriya Nazim, has stirred a controversy, which may enable it to get that opening. Vanakkam Chennai’s songs and packaging has also created a big buzz around it.
The big Hollywood film is the most raved about Sci-fi thriller Gravity in 3D. The film opened on Thursday night paid preview shows to stunning reviews and is a sure fire hit. The other English release is the drama About Time.
The Telugu biggie Ramayya Vasthavayya starring NTR and Samantha is releasing along with Malayalam Dulquer’s Pattam Pole. Both these films will have their own audiences. The lone Hindi release of the week is the low budget War Chhod Na Yaar.