Padmaavat ruled the roost and had a record opening for a Bollywood film in Chennai city. It also had a Tamil dubbed version which ran very well too. Bhaagamathie followed a distant second; though it also did good. Here's the latest Top5 at the CBO,
|Rank||Movie||Weekend Collection (Friday to Sunday)||Total Collection||Verdict|
|1||Padmaavat||1.51 Cr||2.16 Cr||Blockbuster Opening|
|2||Bhaagamathie||1.01 Cr||1.01 Cr||Good Opening|
|3||Nimir||68 Lakhs||68 Lakhs||Average Opening|
|4||Mannar Vagaiyara||24 Lakhs||24 Lakhs||Below Average Opening|
|5||Thaana Serndha Kootam||16 Lakhs||6.11 Cr||Average|
Among the Pongal releases, only TSK remains in contention to an extent. Sketch and Gulaebaghavali have gone to really low levels. This Friday will see a slew of new releases. Feb is going to be packed!