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Box Office Verdict of January Releases

Posted by: logesh on: Mar 11,2016 in: Box Office

Starts With

Around 18 movies released in the month of January 2016, more than 10 Movies went untraceable. Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam & Peigal Jaagarathai got little response among new year releases. With ‘A’ certification, Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam was rejected tax exemption and was bombed at Boxoffice, Movie is dubbed and ready to release in Telugu. Peigal Jaagarathai got better response when compare to Maalai Naerathu Mayakkam because of “Pei” Factor,  Still ended up as a loss venture.

Pongal Releases

Among 4 pongal releases, Rajini Murugan(U) managed to gross around 60Cr Worldwide and tagged as Super Hit by trade. Other 3 movies Tharathappatai (U/A) , Kathakali (U) &  Gethu(U) were termed as Flop with WW gross less than 20Cr, 16Cr & 10Cr Respectively.

Month End

Aranmanai 2 Sequel of last year blockbuster Aranmanai Released along with Irudhisutru, the comeback movie for Madhavan. Tax exemption was rejected for Aranmanai2 and was loss venture in TN for Thenandal Films. Still it collected well in other areas and overall it was an average venture with approximate worldwide gross of 37Cr. With positive WOM , Irudhisutru became second superhit of the year with worldwide gross close to 20Cr.