Nalan Kumarasamy’s directorial – Soodhu Kavvum, featuring Sanchita Shetty and Vijay Sethupathi is inching close to its second week of successful run at the Chennai box office. Although certain sections have reported that this production from C V Kumar, has been well accepted internationally, the real picture on its international collection, points out a different story.
In addition to the humble efforts of Ulganayagan Kamal Haassan in congratulating the team personally for their efforts. Yesteryear actress, Khusboo Sundar echoed in a positive tone as she wrote on her micro blog, “My fun ride starts again for the 2nd time.I hardly watch a movie twice..but loved SoodhuKavvum n hence taking kids for it.. ”
Looking at those reactions one might think they have contributed to a steady run of the project in Chennai. Evidently, the movie bagged a whopping 3.85 crores in its yet to complete 2 week run from Chennai theaters alone! However, in the foreign market like USA the film has only managed to bag Rs 15.69 lakhs in its opening weekend, finding not much demand the film was screened just in 7 locations.
Released this May 1, trade pundits say, audiences outside India have not supported the movies international cause, as it had no commercial actor in the lead. Meanwhile, Vijay Sethupathy’s Chennai based fans are rushing to the theaters to catch a glimpse of their new style icon.