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Aamir Khan's Dhoom 3 Threatened By Biriyani, EP At TN Box Office?

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Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 17:19 [IST]

The countdown for Aamir Khan's Bollywood movie Dhoom 3 has begun. The movie is set to cross all language barriers and is ready to entertain whole of India. Thanks to the star power of the Mr Perfectionist and the successful Dhoom franchise as it has turned out to be most-awaited film of 2013. But the road for the success is not smooth for the Hindi movie as it is being threatened by a few Kollywood movies in Tamil Nadu.

Dhoom 3 is releasing in multiple languages this Friday (December 20). But it is facing a stiff competition from a few Tamil films like Venkat Prabhu's Biriyani and Jeeva's Endrendrum Punnagai. Theatre owners' first choice is none other than these two big Tamil releases and the Hindi film has been pushed to the second choice which otherwise Dhoom 3 is being given first priority by exhibitors in Karnataka, Kerala and Andra Pradesh.

The Aamir Khan's movie is distributed by a branch of Sathyam Cinemas. It is leaving no stone unturned to make it big. So far, it has got more than 150 screens for the release of Dhoom 3. It is now looking forward to reach 175 screens. But due to Biriyani and Endrendrum Punnagai, the distributor is finding it difficult to increase the screen count. Continue reading the Dhoom 3 report on the slideshow...

Good Reception For Dhoom 3

A trader feels that the Hindi movie is getting good reception, "What Aamir Khan has got is something that is very surprising. Generally, the screen counts for a Hindi movie in Tamil Nadu will be just around 100."

Better Than Other Hindi Flicks

The Trader adds, "But for Dhoom 3, it is somewhere above 150 screens. The makers of the Hindi movie should be happy for getting so much of screens."

Both Hindi And Tamil Versions

The point that they highlight is that the screen count of above 150 in Tamil Nadu also includes the dubbed Tamil version of Dhoom 3. Hence, the increase in the screens was expected.

Will Dhoom 3 Break Box Office Records?

Aamir Khan's Dhoom 3 is expected to break records at Box Office. The film is reportedly releasing in above 3,500 screens worldwide. The film also stars Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Uday Chopra.

Biriyani

Karthi's Biriyani is a romantic-comedy movie directed by Venkat Prabhu. It stars Karthi and Hansika Motwani in the lead roles. It is releasing in above 300 screens.

Endrendrum Punnagai

Endrendrum Punnagai stars Jeeva and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles. This movie too belongs to romantic-comedy genre.

Topics: dhoom 3, aamir khan, endrendrum punnagai, jeeva, trisha krishnan, karthi, venkat prabhu, biriyani, tamil box office, box office reports
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Story first published:  Monday, December 16, 2013, 13:16 [IST]
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