It is the last Friday of October and already the “ Deepavali previous” affect is being felt at the box-office. It means collections are dropping and most families are out on Deepavali shopping and has no time for movies. The market sentiments will rise on Deepavali day – November 6, when new releases hit the screens.
Meanwhile out of the five small Tamil films which were slated for release this Friday only two has made it to the screens – Suseenthiran’s Genius and Jarugandi. The earlier content notably Vada Chennai and 96 The Movie continues to hold tight.
The big English releases are Goosebumps2 and Halloween Movie . The other English releases are Five Weddings and Hunter Killer.
The Hindi release of the week is – Baazar, Kaashi In Search of Ganga. The lone Telugu release is Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu. The Malayalam film Chalakudi Changathi is releasing in Chennai two weeks after its Kerala release.