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Lingusamy's Vettai doing wonders at Tamil Box Office

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Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 15:26 [IST]

Lingusamy's Vettai doing wonders at BO
Lingusamy's Vettai, which was released two days after Nanban, has got an overwhelming response from the audience. Well, this has made the cash register ringing thereby making good collections at the Tamil Box Office.

Vettai was released in 440 theatres in India (in Tamil Nadu – 260) and in 110 theatres overseas. While the movie has earned Rs 14 crore in four days at the Domestic Box Office, it has collected close to Rs 1.5 crore at the International Market. The total collection of the film stands at Rs 15.5 crore.

The multi-starrer opened up to 85% occupancy on the release date followed by 90% on Sunday. The movie not only ran packed houses in the single screens but also in multiplexes in the metros. On an average, the per screen collection of Vettai comes close to Rs 3.40 crore in India, claims a source.

In the UK Box Office, Vettai has earned £17,605 (Rs 13.86 lacs) in its first weekend. The film is generating £1,174 per show in 15 screens. Whereas, in the US and Canada, the Tamil film has done excellent business. It has approximately collected $87,921 (approx. Rs 44.59 lacs) in 34 screens. The per screen average per show stands at $2,586.

The film has been released in six screens in Australia and it has managed to collect A$7,791 (approx. Rs 4.13 lacs). On an average, it is working out to A$1,299.

Vettai directed by Lingusamy stars Madhavan, Aarya, Sameera Reddy and Amala Paul. It is jointly produced by Thirupathi Brothers and UTV Motion Pictures.

Topics: madhavan, aarya, amala paul, sameera reddy, vettai, lingusamy
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