After a series of postponed dates, Dhanush's Thodari hit theatres on September 22! The movie's intriguing plot was what made fans excited. It was about an adventurous train ride from Delhi to Chennai, so the entire movie was set up on a train! It was a love story with action and comedy elements, so it had a bit of everything. When the movie released on Thursday, the movie opened to mixed reviews. While everyone enjoyed Prabhu Solomon's quirky experiment, they believed the CG wasn't too great and somewhere the story line was lost. So the movie opened to a fair share of mix negative and positive reviews. Despite that, the movie managed to collect Rs 4. 32 crore in Tamil Nadu. Now, there are two things that went against the release. Also Read: Thodari day box office collection day 1: Vikram’s Iru Mugan BEATS Dhanush’s film!
The movie reportedly didn't have a Bangalore release because of the Cauvery dispute, and because of heavy rains, the movie had a delayed release in Hyderabad. So despite that movie has managed to collect about 4 crores from Tamil Nadu. And now, a report on leading portal states, the movie has managed to collect Rs 1.73 crore just from Chennai that had a total of 312 shows. So the opening has turned out to be an above average one. Looks like the mixed reviews hasn't impacted its collection at the box office. We are yet to know, what the total collection in Tamil Nadu will be like. Also, we are to see, how the movie will sustain itself in the coming week.
Week : 1
Total collections in Chennai : Rs. 1,73,62,571
Chennai city verdict: Very Good Opening
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend): 312
Collection in Chennai (Weekend): Rs. 1,23,00,732
Dhanush plays a pantry worker in this movie and he ends up falling in love with Keerthy Suresh. Unlike his previous movies, Prabhu Solomon decided to take an established actor for this quirky love story.
Apart from Thodari, Dhanush now has Kodi coming up, where he will be playing a never seen before double role. Reportedly he will be playing twins, one of who is a teacher and the other is a politician. But interestingly, he will be have three looks for this movie. Also for all those who don't know, Dhanush and Vetrimaaran have been busy celebrating Visaranai's entry to the Oscars. Dhanush's Wunderbar production house produced this much acclaimed film.
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