50 days of Kollywood's TN Industry Hit Viswasam

Written By Aravind Peesapati | Updated: February 28, 2019 12:58 IST
50 days of Kollywood's TN Industry Hit Viswasam

50 days of Kollywood's TN Industry Hit Viswasam
Thala Ajith’s mega-blockbuster Viswasam, directed by Siva and produced by Sathya Jyothi Films, completes 50 days in many centers (said to be 125) across TN today, and also in some outer-TN markets. The film is the highest Kollywood grosser in TN, collecting more than 130 CR in the state. The lifetime theatrical share of Viswasam in TN will be close to 75 CR. It's next only to Baahubali 2 when it comes to TN gross and share. Thala Ajith and Siva have notched their biggest Hit together after their previous successes like Veeram and Vedalam. They've made a superb comeback after the forgettable Vivegam in 2017.
Viswasam will have it's Telugu and Kannada dubbed versions releasing in March. Whether the film can cross the 200 CR gross mark worldwide, depends on how the dubbed versions perform. The main reason for the massive success of Viswasam is its wholesome family appeal; the father-daughter sentiment clicked big time. There have been numerous viewers who felt emotionally overwhelmed in the climax. The ‘Kannana Kanney’ song has given a long-standing identity to Viswasam. Thala fans have had a ball dancing to ‘Adchi Thooku’ in theaters. D. Imman has delivered a sound score for the film.
We congratulate the team for delivering the biggest ever success story at the TN box office. Viswasam has injected a lot of optimism to Kollywood at the beginning of the year. The film will have a record number of 50th-day special shows today evening, with Thala fans making grand plans to celebrate Viswasam’s big milestone moment.
Some of the box office milestones set by Viswasam are as follows,
- Highest grosser in TN among all straight Tamil films.
- All-time No.2 gross and share in TN, after Baahubali 2.
- All-time No.5 grosser in Chennai city after 2.0, Baahubali 2, Petta and Sarkar.
- Thala Ajith’s career best grosser in TN and Karnataka.
- Grossed more than 5mil Dollars in the overseas space despite clashing with Petta.
Viswasam box office collection area wise break-up:
Area Collection
Tamil Nadu 136.55Cr.
Karnataka 11.65Cr.
Kerala 2.70Cr.
ROI 3.25Cr.
Overseas 38.85Cr.
Total Worldwide Gross 193.00.Cr.
Viswasam box office collection 49 days worldwide gross: 193.00Cr.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 03, 2020 17:20 IST
Hash Akkineni admires Samantha Akkineni. Or does he?

Samantha Akkineni often shares photos of her beloved dog Hash Akkineni. Hash is also often seen in the background of the videos the actress shares! Quite a few of her followers ask her to share more photos of the adorable French Bulldog! So Samantha is back with another photo of Hash!

The photo Samantha shared shows Hash looking at her with puppy dogs eyes. Samantha is posing on a spiral staircase and Hash is looking up at her while sitting on a lower step! While Samantha says he is looking at her with almost attention and affection, she also wonders if she's any different from the other things like food, toys and such that he looks at he same way! Whatever said and done, the way Hash looks at Samantha will melt your heart!
Samantha Akkineni shared the photo with the caption, "He looks at me like I am the only one he’ll ever reallllyyyyyyyyyy seeeeee ... and then I realise it’s the same look with the help, his toy, his food, strangers, other dogs butts.... ."
On the work front, Samantha was last seen in the film Jaanu. The romantic drama was a remake of director C Prem Kumar’s own Tamil film ‘96'. The film also starred actor Sharwanand in a leading role. Samantha will next appear in the film opposite actor Vijay Sethupathi in the film Kaathuvaakula Rendu Kaadhal. The film also stars actress Nayanthara in a leading role. Filmmaker Vignesh Shivan is directing the film. He is returning to make a film after a two-year gap.
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Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 03, 2020 15:46 IST
Allu Arjun pens an emotion note for the legendary choreographer Saroj Khan

One of the most memorable scenes from the 2001 hit film Daddy was of young Allu Arjun's dance sequences. Even though he wasn't playing a leading role in the film, the audience noticed the young actor and his dancing skills. The dance sequences were choreographed by none other than the legendary choreographer Saroj Khan. Saroj Khan passed away due to a cardiac arrest in a hospital in Mumbai earlier today. As the country mourns the death of the famous and lovable personality, actor Allu Arjun shares a few words about her.
Allu Arjun shared a few photos from the sets of his debut film Daddy along with a photo of Saroj Khan to pay his respects. Allu Arjun wrote, "Saroj Ji! A Legendary choreographer no more. She was my 1st choreographer ever in the movie “ DADDY “. I have always admired her incredible body of work. A precious & an irreplaceable jewel in Indian Cinema. I bow down my respects for her and my deepest condolences to all the near and dear ones. RIP #Sarojkhan Ji."
The photos from the sets of Daddy show a very young Allu Arjun posing next to the camera and with Chiranjeevi. Chiranjeevi was the lead actor in Daddy. The film is remembered as the film that had Allu Arjun's first-ever dance scene. As Allu Arjun remembers his first dance scene and the choreographer Saroj Khan, his fans too join him in remembering the legendary choreographer in the comments section.
On the work front, Allu Arjun is looking forward to the release of the Sukumar directorial Pushpa. Allu Arjun will also star in Venu Sriram's ICON. Producer Dil Raju is bankrolling the film under his banner Sri Venkateswara Creations banner.

Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 03, 2020 14:05 IST
Nikhil's Arjun Suravaram opened to less TRP ratings on television premiere; More details inside

Young hero Nikhil Siddharth made his debut with the film Happy Days. Later, he struggled a lot to score hits but finally with Swamy Ra Ra, he came back to the success path. Recently, he struggled flops again but with Arjun Suravaram, he is back in the hit business. As per the latest reports, Nikhil's film Arjun Suravaram got streamed on Television but ended up with less TRP ratings.
The film is declared a big hit at the box-office and the makers too hoped to get some good TRP ratings but unfortunately, the film failed to grab the attention of audiences. The movie ended up with 3.8 TVR ratings when it got premiered on Zee Telugu. It is shocking news for the film unit who never expected this. Usually, for hit films, there will be good attention on TV. Also, for flops, there might be a chance for good reception on TV.
But this is a rare case. The movie released in November last year. The movie is directed by T. Santhosh, produced by Rajkumar Akella, and presented by B. Madhu. Lavanya Tripathi played the leading lady in the film. Satya, Vennela Kishore, and others played key roles.