Chennai Box Office - Jan 22 to 24

Thursday, 28 January, 2010, 03:22

The film had taken a dip after a great opening, but has now picked up after the controversial scenes were removed and its length reduced.At number two is Kutty, which is just ok. And in third position is Avatar, which has made a strong comeback due to its excellent collections in theatres screening the 3D version.At number four is Vijay’s Vettaikaran and at fifth place is 3 Idiots, which has become the highest grossing Hindi film in Chennai.

Box-office top 5

1 Aayirathil Oruvan

Cast : Karthi, Reema Sen, Andrea, Parthepan
Director : Selvaraghavan
Trade Facts : Hit

Lead cast, songs, bold attempt
Confusing second half, violence
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2 Kutty

Cast : Dhanush, Shriya, Sameer Dattani, Radha Ravi
Director : Mitran R Jawahar
Trade Facts : Hit

Breezy love story
Slow in second half, clichéd climax
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3 Avatar

Cast : Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Lang, Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver
Director : James Cameron
Trade Facts : Super hit

Awesome 3D effects
No story and too lengthy
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4 Vettaikaran

Cast : Vijay, Anushka, Salim Ghouse, Sri Hari
Director : Babu Sivan
Trade Facts : Hit

Vijay, songs, racy first half
Anushka, rehash of old Vijay hits, climax
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5 3 Idiots

Cast : Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Boman Irani, Mona Singh, Parikshat Sahni and Javed Jaffrey
Director : Rajkumar Hirani
Trade Facts : Blockbuster

Comedy, sentiments, message, music
Nothing really
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz