Imaikkaa Nodigal leads TN box-office for second consecutive weekend; Geetha Govindam continues its rise


With massive tasks like Sivakarthikeyan’s Seema Raja, Samantha Ruth Prabhu’s women-centric movie U-Flip and Naga Chaitanya’s Shailaja Alludu Reddy slated to launch on 13 September for the Ganesh Chaturthi weekend in Tamil and Telugu, no in style motion pictures hit the theaters on 7 September in Kollywood aside from Vanjagar Ulagam, which opened to blended evaluations from critics.

In Telugu, a slew of indie tasks similar to Care of Kancharapalam, Manu and Foolish Fellows launched together with a handful of lesser-known movies similar to Anu Vamsi Katha, Annadaatha Sukheebhava, and Premaku Raincheck. 

Atharvaa, Nayanthara and Anurag Kashyap in a poster of Imaikkaa Nodigal. Picture by way of Twitter

Holdover blockbusters similar to Vijay Deverakonda’s Geetha Govindam, Nayanthara’s Imaikkaa Nodigal, and Kolamaavu Kokila continued to rule the roost in each Tollywood and Kollywood earlier than the following set of competition releases take over the screens this week from Thursday.

In Tamil Nadu, Imaikkaa Nodigal, which launched on 31 August worldwide (it had solely evening exhibits on 30 August because of the last-minute monetary quagmire), comfortably topped the box-office for the second consecutive weekend ending 9 September with estimated income of Rs 5.2 cr. The English horror thriller The Nun, which opened to overwhelming pre-release buzz, seized the second place in TN box-office.

In 10 days, Imaikkaa Nodigal has raked in Rs 21.eight cr in Tamil Nadu, making it the second consecutive movie of Nayanthara after Kolamaavu Kokila, which launched on 17 August , to attain Rs 20+ cr gross within the state.

With two worthwhile ventures in a span of three weeks and a rising box-office prowess, Nayanthara has as soon as once more cemented her place because the numero-uno actress in Tamil.

In Chennai metropolis, Imaikkaa Nodigal took dwelling earnings of Rs 4.04 cr till the second weekend. The movie, which has Nayanthara locking horns with ace Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, topped the Chennai metropolis field workplace for the weekend ending 9 September with a wonderful gross of Rs 1.18 Cr. The Ajay Gnanamuthu-directed movie was adopted by The Nun, which landed a improbable Rs 90 lakh opening, and Kolamaavu Kokila at second and third spots respectively.

It should be famous that Kolamaavu Kokila, directed by Nelson and produced by Lyca, grossed Rs 3.89 cr on the finish of its second weekend. Now, Nayanthara has outperformed her earlier finest movie within the Chennai metropolis with Imaikkaa Nodigal, which has collected almost Rs 15 lakh extra regardless of a robust contender in The Nun, which dominated multiplexes.

Kolamaavu Kokila, the place Nayanthara performed the position of a drug peddler, has entered its 25th day in Tamil Nadu, which is an extremely uncommon feat these days and a particular one for a heroine-led venture. The movie has touched the Rs 30 Cr gross mark within the state, with the Chennai metropolis earnings at Rs 5.25 Cr. Kolamaavu Kokila has turn out to be the eighth movie in 2018 to breach the Rs 5 Cr mark in Chennai metropolis after Thaanaa Serndha Koottam, Padmaavat, Avengers Infinity Conflict, Irumbu Thirai, Kaala, Tik Tik Tik and Kadaikutty Singam.

A still from Geetha Govindam/Image from YouTube.

A nonetheless from Geetha Govindam/Picture from YouTube.

In Andhra Pradesh and Nizam territories, Vijay Deverakonda’s Geetha Govindam remains to be on the highest of the throne for the fourth consecutive weekend, substantiating its place as one of many greatest blockbusters of all-time in Tollywood. The movie has amassed a whopping Rs 120 Cr in 26 days worldwide with a share of Rs 66 Cr.

The film directed by Parasuram and produced by GA2 Photos remains to be operating in 410 facilities worldwide even after finishing 25 days. Whereas Foolish Fellows managed to fairly maintain the one screens in the course of the weekend and the Rana Daggubati-produced Care of Kancharapalem did effectively in multiplexes, because of extraordinarily good word-of-mouth, Geetha Govindam quietly continued to dominate the box-office by rising on prime as soon as once more.

Geetha Govindam, which stars Rashmika Mandanna because the lead heroine, is now the third highest-grossing Telugu movie of 2018 after Ram Charan’s Rangasthalam and Mahesh Babu’s Bharat Ane Nenu. Within the USA, the movie has earned a powerful whole of $2.441 million in 4 weeks, and it might edge previous Mega Star Chiranjeevi’s Khaidi No 150 gross of $2.447 million within the upcoming days.

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