Santhanam starrer “Agent Kannayiram” has graced the cinemas, it is a mystery comedy thriller directed by Manoj Beedha. It is a Tamil remake of Nivin Paulyshetty starrer Telugu film Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya (2019).
Agent Kannayiram is cleared with a UA certificate by the censor board with an approved runtime of 2hrs 24mins or 144mins. Manoj Beedha also produced the film under Labyrinth Films. The original Telugu film was a critical and commercial success and the same is being expected from Santhanam led.
Box Office Collection Day 1
The good thing is the smash hit Love Today is nearing the end of its theatrical run in Tamil Nadu, therefore, Santhanam’s film will not going to face a major challenge from the former.
It needs a good word of mouth to grow its biz, as the reports suggest that Agent Kannayiram takes a 30L, nett start at the box office. The trend is not in favor of Sanathanam’s film therefore it will have to create a good buzz to draw footfall to the cinemas in the coming days.
Screen Counts and Budget
It is said to be made on a budget of around 8 crores and has occupied around 300-350 screens in the home market (Tamil Nadu). Santhanam’s film will need to churn out around 18-20 crores, nett at the domestic market to emerge as a hit.
All About Agent Kannayiram
Agent Kannayiram has opened to decent early reviews from the audience and critics alike. It needs to gain momentum over the weekend and then a stable trend on the weekdays to complete the break even.
Along with Santhanam, it features Riya Suman, Sruthi Hariharan, Munishkanth, and Redin Kingsley. The first show started at 10 am. The film is being praised for Yuvan Shankar Raja’s music, performances of the main lead, and the story. The technical team includes, Then Eashwar and Saravanan Ramasamy handled the cinematography, it is edited by Ajay and Yuvan Shankar Raja’s musical.
Check out some early reviews, down below:
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