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Chennai Box-Office Jan 29 to 31

Monday, 1 February, 2016, 02:49

It is boom time at the Chennai Box-Office, the best weekend after the Chennai floods. Both the Tamil releases, the Sundar C directed horror comedy Aranmanai and Madhavan’s sports flick Iruddhi Suttru took good openings.Among the lot Aranmanai-2 leads as it took a bumper opening aided by large number of big screens and multiplexes. It is the clear number one by a mile as the franchise horror comedy brought in family audiences in droves and grossed around Rs 1.15 Cr from Chennai city.In the number two positions is Madhavan’s Sudha Kongara directed Irudhi Suttru, which straight away found favour with multiplex audiences. The film playing in the second biggest screen in ‘plexes has positive reviews and strong WOM and on the way to becoming a hit.In the third place is the Pongal favourite Rajini Murugan which is still holding on and in fourth position is Akshay Kumar’s Airlift in its second week. At number five is another Pongal release Kathakali in limited screens.

Box-office top 5

1 Aranmanai-2

Cast : Hansika, Siddharth, Trisha
Director : Sundar C
Trade Facts : Good opening

Comedy, Horror, Packaging
Crass, Songs, Predictable
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2 Iruddhi Suttru

Cast : Madhavan, Ritika Singh
Director : Sudha Kongura
Trade Facts : Good opening

Lead cast, story and presentation
Predictable
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3 Rajini Murugan

Cast : Sivakarthikeyan, Keerthy
Director : Ponram
Trade Facts : Super Hit

Sivakarthikeyan, Comedy
A bit lengthy, old formula
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4 Airlift

Cast : Akshay Kumar, Nimrat Kaur, Feryna Wazheir
Director : Raja Menon
Trade Facts : Hit

Akshay, Realistic, Authentic
Nothing really
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5 Kathakali

Cast : Vishal, Catherine Tresa
Director : Pandiraj
Trade Facts : Hit

Script, Presentation, Length
Nothing really
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Courtesy : Moviebuzz