Dhanush’s psychological thriller “Naane Varuvean” has opened with rave early reviews, the film is being praised for its direction, unique concept, BGM, and the outstanding performance of the actor in the dual role.
Fans were very disappointed with the makers for not promoting the film enough. Now, it looks like the business of the movie will grow due to the audience’s positive word of mouth given the early blockbuster reviews.
Advance Booking Report
Due to the lack of promotions, Dhanush film hasn’t fared enough from the bookings, it sold over 1.37L tickets worth Rs 2.35 Cr, for the opening day. The home market leads by selling more than 1.31L tickets which is worth Rs 2.27 Cr followed by the Telugu version which sold over 5000 tickets worth Rs 8L.
Naane Varuvean is not competing with PS1
Naane Varuvean marks 5th collaboration between Dhanush and his brother Selvaraghavan. Recently, the producer of Dhanush starrer, Kalaipuli S Thanu during an interview with Behindwoods TV confirmed that Naane Varuven is not competing with highly anticipated Ponniyin Selvan.
He said that the team decided to release the film on Sept 29 because they didn’t want to miss out on the Navaratri season. However, the highly awaited Mani Ratnam flick is arriving in the theatres from tomorrow onwards.
As per the reports, Naane Varuvean has occupied around 700 theatres in TN and from tomorrow onwards the screens will be reduced by 250-300 screens due to the arrival of PS-1.
Box Office Collection Day 1
So, far there are only 4 Tamil films that managed to take a double-digit start this year, Dhanush’s last outing Thiruchitrambalam opened with a little below the 10 crore mark.
The expectation was with Dhanush’s latest release Naane Varuvean to open with double-digit figures but the film saw a below-par opening of 6.9 Cr on day 1. However, the word of mouth is positive for the flick and is expected to gain momentum in the coming days.
Top Day 1 TN Grosser 2022
1- Valimai (Rs 36.17 Cr)
2- Beast (Rs 26.40 Cr)
3- Vikram (Rs 20.61 Cr)
4- ET (Rs 15.21 Cr)
5- RRR Movie (Tamil) (Rs 12.73 Cr)
6- Thiruchitrambalam (Rs 9.52 Cr)
7- Don (Rs 9.47 Cr)