Last week, Deepika Padukone‘s Padmaavat reigned over the Chennai B=box office. This non-Tamil film managed to beat Bhaagamathie and Nimir to take on the numero uno position. The film was lauded for its exemplary visuals, grand sets and powerful performances. Despite the threats and bans the film faced, it eventually came out a winner! The movie stormed the box office worldwide. But one week into Feb and another film has managed to beat Padmaavat at the Chennai Box office.
This Tamil movie stars one of the most sought after actors of today. It’s no wonder when it released on Feb 2, the film witnessed a grand opening. It also happens to be the the number one film at the box office in Chennai. We are talking about – Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren!
The film stars Vijay Sethupathi and Gautham Karthik and is touted to be a rib-tickling comedy. Reportedly the Vikram Vedha actor will be seen in at least eight different avatars. The movie marks the debut of Arumuga Kumar. .While Twitter has declared the movie funny, critics think otherwise.
The movie’s script has been considered the film’s major downfall. However looks like the negative WOM hasn’t affected the film’s performance as it’s rocking the Chennai Box office. While Padmaavat continues to maintain a top position, Bhaagamathie has been pushed to No.4. An English film, Maze runner – The death cure has taken the no. 3 position.
Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren is Vijay Sethupathi’s first release of 2018. He several films lined up this year – There’s 96 opposite Trisha, Super Deluxe opposite Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Junga opposite Sayeshaa Saigal.