Vijay Antony’s Saithan has been warmly welcomed by the audience. The Tamil movie, which was released on Thursday, December 1, has performed well in Chennai and a few parts of Tamil Nadu.
The early reports coming in from the industry indicate that Saithan has minted close to Rs 40 lakh in Chennai alone. The movie ran to packed houses in many centres. Apparently, the demonetisation and Nada cyclone, which were expected to have an impact on its business, did not affect the film.
Saithan has been released in over 400 screens in Tamil Nadu and Vijay Antony’s flick has collected over Rs 2 crore on the first day, say early reports. However, the final figure might change as this is not an official number.
The movie has opened to positive reviews and this is expected to boost the collection of the movie in the next few days. The trade experts expect the movie to earn over Rs 10 crore in the first weekend. In fact, Saithan is predicted to perform better than Vijay Antony’s previous movie Pichaikkaran. On the other hand, its Telugu version Bethaladu has opened to mixed reviews.
Vijay Antony’s past movie Pichaikaran was a major achievement. The film was named into telugu as Bichagadu after is has heavenly reviews in Tamil. Indeed, even in Telugu expresses, the film has run effectively for 100 days. Additionally, this movie got the most elevated TRP rating when screened on TV.