office Flash 23: Sivaji rocking Pink City - The Screen!!
Date : 30/07/07
Sivaji got released in Pink
City - Jaipur two weeks back and as usual it rocks the
city. Please find herewith THE SCREEN's news on the
same. URL is given at the end. Since the link contains
other news pieces too, we herewith give the complete
text of the news.
Also one of our member has sent a mail from Jaipur with
pics and news. Pls read and cherish these types of news
and let the news dissolve in each of your gene and cell.
It will again two years for us to hear such news.
Important lines from the news: //However, the
speciality of the first day shows was that majority of
viewers were non-Tamilians//
Sivaji - The Boss comes to the Pink City
Tamil film industry's superstar Rajnikanth's film
Sivaji - The Boss was released at Inox-Space multiplex
in Jaipur on July 6, to the delight of over 300 Tamil
families residing in Jaipur, besides many Tamilian
labourers who work at construction sites here and many
Malayalee families who understand Tamil too. However,
the speciality of the first day shows was that majority
of viewers were non-Tamilians.
The Sivaji fever has gripped the cinegoers here too. The
kind of hype never witnessed before for a South
production, the visual richness of a big-budget film and
the social issue raised by director Shankar, viz.
generation of black money through handsome donations for
admission to professional colleges, which is an
all-India phenomenon now, and above all, the Rajni
style, choreography on AR Rahman's songs and fight
sequences picturised in a music instruments store and an
open cinema hall, are attracting huge crowds at the
It is to be noted that when every Hollywood movie is
dubbed in Hindi, so that all people can understand the
movie, the superhit Tamil film Sivaji - The Boss
too-should have been dubbed in Hindi, as Rajnikanth has
a pan-India appeal.
Following is the fact file of the film : 1.800 prints of
the film were screened on as many as 900 screens ; The
film cost Rs. 80 crores, as compared to Shah Rukh Khan's
Devdas, which cost Rs. 52 crores only ; Rajnikanth's fee
for the film amounted to Rs. 16 crores ; The film was
sold for Rs. 95 crores ; An amount of Rs. 2.5 crores is
already spent on the film's marketing; about Rs. 1.5
crores more is planned for marketing expenses ; The film
is expected to collect Rs.250 crores