Ranking based on Chennai Box Office Collections from Aug 06th 2012 to Aug 12th 2012
Week : 5
Total collections in Chennai : Rs. 7,97,67,239
Verdict: Above Average
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend): 21
Average Theatre Occupancy (Weekend): 40%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend): Rs. 1,44,456
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekdays): 28
Average Theatre Occupancy (Weekdays): 27%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays): Rs. 1,21,877
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Cast: Ajith Kumar, Bruna Abdullah, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Sudhanshu Pandey, Vidyut Jamwal
Director: Chakri Toleti
Producer: George Pius, Sunir Kheterpal, Suresh Balaje
Music Director: Yuvan Shankar Raja
Cinematographer: R D Rajasekhar
Distributor: Aascar Films

This story of a dreaded don is an archetypal gangster movie with Ajith at the helm of affairs. With oodles of style and charisma from the film’s leads, the movie passes with flying colors in the style department.

Trade Talk

Billa 2 is settling into the average league with collections fast plummeting owing to the release of new movies, albeit small timers.

Public Talk

Talks have diminished about Billa 2 and have progressed on to Ajith’s next film with Vishnuvardhan and his beefed-up look is the talk of the town now.

Jul 30th 2012 to Aug 05th 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 84
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 55%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 14,38,156
No. Shows in Chennai  (Weekdays) : 156
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 49%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 30,49,969

A prequel to the earlier Billa, Billa 2 is the story of how David becomes an all-conquering Don. It is Ajith all the way with Sudhanshu Pandey and Vidyut Jamwal impressing as the villains. 

Trade Talk :

After the impressive opening collections Billa 2 is slowly settling into the above average category in terms of collections. 

Public Talk :

Talks are slowly dwindling. Also, neither Parvathy nor Bruna seemed to have captured the fancy of the average Tamil audience. 

Jul 23rd 2012 to Jul 29th 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 288
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 72%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 72,50,768
No. Shows in Chennai  (Weekdays) : 420
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 45%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 74,80,836

The gangster thriller, prequel to Billa, follows the birth and times of David Billa and how he came to be one of the deadliest underworld criminals of Tamil cinema. Stylishly shot, Billa also has Parvathy Omanakuttan, Bruna Abdullah and Vidyut Jamwal.

Trade Talk :

With impressive opening collections, thanks to the advance booking, Billa 2 became the movie with a really enviable opening in recent times. There seems to be a lull in weekday collections with the weekend bringing in satisfactory returns.

Public Talk :

Billa 2’s sheen is likely to slowly fade what with many new releases in the pipeline.

Jul 16th 2012 to Jul 22nd 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 465
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 75%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 1,42,99,560
No. Shows in Chennai  (Weekdays) : 856
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 55%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 1,80,51,264

The prequel to the blockbuster Billa, Billa 2 has had everything going for it. An ensemble star cast and director Chakri Toleti at the helm of affairs, the movie has had a record opening with tickets having been sold out as soon as they were open for sale online.

Trade Talk :

After impressive advance collections, business is met with mixed reviews and reactions from the public. However, the movie is still doing business thanks to Ajith fan fraternity.

Public Talk :

The common gripe: Parvathy and Bruna have very little screen presence!

Jul 09th 2012 to Jul 15th 2012
No. Shows in Chennai (Weekend) : 927
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 98%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 2,79,30,353

The most anticipated gangster thriller of the year Billa 2 finally released to fan frenzy all over the world this weekend. Ajith, Parvathy Omanakuttan and Bruna Abdullah play prominent roles in the prequel to the blockbuster Billa.

Trade Talk :

The movie saw phenomenal opening and advance bookings have all but sold out. Reviews have been mixed so it would be a wait and watch for producers in the weeks to come.

Public Talk :

One of the very few movies made this year that is high on style quotient, Billa 2 easily elbows out other movies in style department.

Ranking based on Chennai Box Office collection from the following areas:

Anna Saalai, Adyar, Ambattur, Aminjikarai, Ashok Nagar, Avadi, Ayanavaram, Chrompet, Egmore, Injambakkam, Karapakkam, Kilpauk, Kolathur, Koyambedu, Minjur, Moolakadai, Mount Road, Mylapore, Navalur, Perambur, Purasaiwakkam, Redhills, Royapet, Royapuram, Saidapet, T Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Tondiarpet, Vadapalani, Villivakkam, Virugambakkam, West Mambalam

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