Chennai, July 26 IANS | 3 months ago

Tamil action-drama "Vella Illa Pattathari" (VIP), which is Dhanush's 25th film, has raked in a whopping Rs.19.08 crore in its opening week in Tamil Nadu, becoming the year's first blockbuster in the language.


The film, directed by debutant R.Velraj, was made on a budget of approximately Rs.5 crore.

"VIP has collected a staggering Rs.19.08 crore in its first week at the ticket window. Since the film had received a clean U certificate, it got tax exemption as well. This is turning out to be the biggest blockbuster in Dhanush's career," trade analyst Trinath told IANS.

Trinath believeS the Ramadan holiday will come in very handy for the film.

"Tuesday is a state government holiday for Ramadan in Tamil Nadu. VIP continues to do good business and it is expected to pick up in the next four days on the occasion of holidays. Since no other big Tamil film has released, it will continue to rule the boxoffice," he added.

Dhanush, who had also produced the film, had sold it to Madan of Escape Artists before its theatrical release.

The film also features Amala Paul, Samuthirakani, Saranya Ponvannan, Vivekh and Amitesh in important roles.

(Posted on 26-07-2014)

Share This Page:


Post your comments


Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |

TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |