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Pichaikkaran BO: The film makes over Rs 5 cr in opening weekend

Tamil film Pichaikkaran, produced by actor Vijay Antony who also stars in the film, has made more than Rs 5 crore in its opening weekend, thereby becoming a hit.

regional movies Updated: Mar 09, 2016 14:07 IST
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Pichaikkaran stars Vijay Antony and Satna Titus and has been directed by Sasi.(Vijayantonyinfo/Facebook)

Tamil action-drama Pichaikkaran, starring Vijay Antony, has been officially declared a hit, with the film netting over Rs 5 crore at the box office in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu.

“Till Tuesday, the film has done a business worth Rs 5.75 crore. It has already earned its distributors profits and is expected to continue performing well throughout the week,” said trade analyst Trinath.

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Directed by Sasi, the film is about how far a son will go to save his mother from impending death. “The mother sentiment angle worked wonders with the masses while the rest of the commercial elements appealed to the masses,” said an elated Sasi, adding that actor Vijay Antony needs to be lauded for playing a beggar.

Read: Shot with beggars to make Pichaikkaran look real, says Vijay Antony

Produced by Vijay Antony, the film also stars Satna Titus.

First Published: Mar 09, 2016 14:06 IST