It is the big Easter weekend, starting today (Maundy Thursday). The summer flow of releases begins. The big Tamil releases of the week are Karthi’s Komban, Udhayanidhi’s Nanbenda, and Captain Vijaykanth’s son Shanmugha Pandian’s Sagaptham.
Udhayanidhi Stalin’s Nanbenda is getting the best screens and bigger audis in multiplexes. Sathyam big screen has gone to Udhay, while Karthi’s film is being shown at smaller Santham.
As per theatre sources Red Giants has booked the screens in advance and kept to their dates. At the same time Studio Green after announcing March 27 as Komban release date had pushed it by a week. Sagaptham has got some screens too.
Meanwhile there is a huge buzz around the release of Fast And Furious 7, as the action movie franchise is popular in Tamil Nadu. And it is for the first time a major Hollywood Studio like Universal is releasing a film in QUBE and UFO, and going totally local. In fact FF7 now gets a wider release and is leading the advance booking race.