Rajinikanth's 'Petta' and Ajith's 'Viswasam' leaked online by Tamilrockers

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This clash might have taken a bite out of each of these movies.

Rajinikanth is back on the cinema screens and how! All praise goes to director Karthik Subbaraj. I was not only a fan but a director too who was watching his idol performing. This strategy seems to have paid in most parts as audiences flocked to the theatres to catch a glimpse of the superstar in the avatar of Kaali.

Hinting at the Day 1 box office estimates of Petta, Film critic and Trade analyst Ramesh Bala has stated on his official Twitter account that Viswasam has managed to garner a bigger opening than Petta at Tamil Nadu box office while the latter is leading the race at the overseas box office. In Chennai, Petta grossed Rs 1.12 crores and Viswasam is said to have collected 88 lakhs. Most of the Kollywood, Tollywood, Hollywood, and Mollywood movies were leaked online on their sites on the same day that films got released in theatres.

"While Petta movie garnered support from the families, theatres screening Viswasam was largely visited by the fans". The Tamil film Producer Council head and Nadigar Sangam Secretary, Vishal taking various precaution measures before every movie release, yet it continue to release illegally. Bankrolled by Sun Pictures, the film also stars Vijay Sethupathi, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Simran and Trisha in prominent roles.

At 6am, about 300 of them gathered to celebrate the release of the Tamil film, which has opened to a positive response in India, ahead of next week's Pongal festival.



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