This is a year a lot of new people entered the film trade, resulting in record prices for big star movies. The price they paid was far more than actual market conditions.
It has been a mixed year for the industry as there were far too many external factors, which unsettled the release plans. And fringe political groups went out of its way to create release road blocks. Another factor that created legal issues was the plagiarism charges hurled by many assistant directors and writers at established directors.
Here is a list of the most profitable Tamil films at the box-office for the producers, distributors and other right holders. It is based on Return On Investment (ROI) from theatrical (India domestic), Overseas, Satellite and other rights. The box-office collections and ratings are from trade sources, but we cannot vouch for it. However, it gives an overall indication of how the films worked at the B.O.
Text and images: Moviebuzz