CHENNAI BOX OFFICE
Total collections in Chennai : Rs. 6,43,88,837
Average Theatre Occupancy (Weekend): 35%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend): Rs. 1,25,212
Average Theatre Occupancy (Weekdays): 30%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays): Rs. 6,47,088
Producer: M. Sasikumar
Music Director: N. R. Raghunanthan
Art Director: A K Muthu
Singer: Anand Aravindakshan, G.V.Prakash Kumar, Haricharan, Saindhavi, Shreya Ghoshal
Lyricist: Madhan Karky, Mohan Rajan, Na. Muthukumar, Thamarai
Although Sundarapandian is a tale of love and friendship that revolves around the title character Sundarapandian, played by Sasikumar, the movie has a significant role given to its female lead Lakshmi Menon as well.
Sundarapandian is a sleeper hit. After the above average opening, the movie garnered a solid place at the box office, thanks to its collection results.
Lakshmi Menon and her upcoming Kumki seem promising.
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 47%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 18,10,669
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 47%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 33,71,676
Sundarapandian is a romance drama directed by Sasikumar’s erstwhile assistant director Prabhakaran that deals with friendship and love in a village backdrop – not quite unlike the team’s other ventures.
Slowly gathering momentum at the box office, Sundarapandian is now at a very good position according to trade analysts and is still making good business.
Sasikumar knows a thing or two about what works and what doesn’t in the movie business.
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 65%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 41,46,909
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 62%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 52,69,145
A typical drama of friendship and love, Sundarapandian is directed by Prabhakaran and stars the usual array of talented actors, often lesser known, as is customary in Sasikumar movies.
This low budget film has made it big and it has joined the hit list of the year.
Trust Sasikumar and his team to deliver a decent entertainer without an overdose of melodrama.
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 69%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 47,36,689
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 64%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 65,31,035
Sundarapandian is your regular dosage of realistic cinema from the Sasikumar camp that is synonymous with such movies. Directed by Prabhakaran, who once assisted Sasi, the movie is a simplistic story of love and relationships set in the backdrop of a village.
Made in a fairly low budget, Sundarapandian has had an above average opening and followed it up with handsome returns, making it a box-office hit.
Memorable performances by the film’s actors complemented by a neat screenplay.
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 82%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 1,22,05,645
Ave Theatre occupancy (Weekdays) : 72%
Collection in Chennai (Weekdays) : Rs. 1,48,38,601
Directed by Sasikumar’s former assistant director Prabhakaran, Sundarapandian is a story that largely follows the framework of Sasikumar movies. Endearing acting and neat screenplay are the major draws of the movie.
The opening has been decent and the movie seems to be making above average collections, thanks to the unexpected two-day holiday in the mid-week.
All the actors, particularly the film’s heroine Lakshmi Menon have showcased commendable performances.
Ave Theatre occupancy (weekend) : 79%
Collection in Chennai (Weekend) : Rs. 1,07,06,168
Sasikumar returns with yet another charming village story directed by his associate Prabhakaran, a story that involves love, friendship and a whole range of emotions.
Like his usual movies, Sundarapandian also had a slightly above average opening. Word of mouth and favorable reviews are expected to propel the movie’s collections.
The film’s heroine, the beautiful and talented Lakshmi Menon, who can act as well.
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