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Chennai Box Office: The Conjuring 2 off to a flying start, decent opening for Oru Naal Koothu

Sree Prasad Nair | Updated on: 14 June 2016, 19:32 IST

Last Friday saw the release of four films at the Chennai Box Office, namely Nelson's Oru Naal Koothu,Amitabh Bachchan-Vidya Balan starrerTe3n, and Hollywood thrillers TheConjuring 2 andWarcraft.

Here is the Catch round-up of the Chennai Box Office this week.

The Conjuring 2 movie still (A movie still)

The Conjuring 2, a sequel to blockbuster Conjuring, which released on 190 screens has overpowered all the other releases of the week including the Amitabh Bachchan starrer Te3n. On its opening weekend, The Conjuring 2 amassed a whopping Rs 85 lakh at the Chennai Box Office to become the top performer of the week.

Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in stills from Te3n (YouTube)

Vishnu Vishal-Nikki Galrani starrer Velainu Vandhutta Vellaikaaran made a strong comeback in its second weekend. The Ezhil directorial, which grossed around Rs 50 lakh on its opening weekend, was rock steady throughout the first week. The film performed really well during its second week grossing Rs 42 lakh at the Chennai Box Office. The film collected Rs 1.32 crore so far during its and is all set to become Vishal's biggest hit by next week.

Iraivi movie still (A movie still)

After an excellent opening weekend, Karthik Subbaraj's multi-starrer film Iraivi has dropped considerably at the Chennai Box Office. The film stars SJ Suryah, Vijay Seththupathi, Bobby Simha, Anjali, Kamalini Mukherjee and Pooja Devariya. The film has received very good reviews from critics, but the Box Office numbers are slowing down with each passing day. The total collection of Iraivi after 10 days of theatrical run is Rs 1.68 crore, which is quite disappointing considering the fact that film had an opening weekend of Rs 85 lakh at the Box Office.

Oru Naal Koothu poster (a movie poster)

The only Tamil release of the week, Nelson's Oru Naal Koothu opened on a decent note at the Chennai Box Office. The Dinesh Ravi starrer also marks the debut of Miss India UAE winner, Nivetha Pethuraj in one of the female lead roles along with Malayalam actress Miya George. Oru Naal Koothu has grossed Rs 22 lakh from 101 shows, which is quite good for the low-budget film bankrolled by J Selvakumar.

Hollywood film Warcraft, the second Hollywood film of the week opened to 90% occupancy at the Box Office. The fantasy adventure film minted Rs 21 lakh from 80 shows to become the second top Hollywood performer of the week at the Chennai Box Office.

Housefull 3 movie still (a movie still)

Akshay Kumar's Housefull 3 continued to do good business on its second weekend. The third installment in the Housefull series has so far grossed Rs 60 lakh from 10 theatrical days to become the third top Bollywood performer of the year at Chennai Box Office after Fan and Airlift.

First published: 14 June 2016, 19:32 IST
 
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